These are booked on a first
come, first served basis. The waiting list regulates
itself. If it is too long, instructions go down, and the waiting
list shortens. As soon as it shortens, instructions increase
and it lengthens. It usually varies between 2 and 4 months
depending mainly on the time of year. (To find out current
waiting list email
In order to ensure a balance of claimant and
defendant work we do not always allocate the next available
Some civil cases are genuinely urgent and I
do my best to respond accordingly.
(To find out about urgent appointments email
As I have not widely publicised my availability
in London, I can usually see people in London more quickly.
I use my room at Kings Lynn on an as required
basis. Often I can see people there relatively quickly.
I have no waiting list. I usually see people
within about six weeks.
In family cases I am conscious of the significance
of timescales for developing children and try to accommodate
I rarely see criminal and family cases
other than at The Grange or in solicitors offices.