Links

Courts, Court Services and Judgements

Court Service – website covering all aspects of the court system including addresses and telephone numbers.
Judicial Studies Board – from here the bench book can be downloaded. This contains all the standard directions Judges must give to the jury.
Crown Court daily lists – Crown Court listings.

Legal Databases and Resources

Westlaw – legal database of law reports and Archbold.
Sweet and Maxwell – Publishers and online legal services
Lawtel –  subscription database of law reports and more.
Criminal Law Week – online subscription only legal resources.
Bailii – British, Irish and Commonwealth cases and statutes.
Times Law Reports – Times Law reports.
Sentencing guidelines council – All guidelines can be downloaded from this website.
Criminal Procedure rules – Latest version of the Criminal Procedure Rules.

Government

Prison Service – Prison addresses and contact information.
Legal Services Commission - Information regarding publicly funded legal work.
Law Commission – Information regarding the Commissions work on reviewing legislation.
Attorney Generals Office – All the latest news from the AGO’s office.
Criminal Cases Review Commission – Independent body who review the safety of convictions.

Professional Organisations

The Bar Council – The Bars professional body.
The Bar Standards Board – The Bars regulatory body.
The Law Society – Solicitors professional body.
Criminal Bar Association – Body who represent the Criminal Bar.
Association of Prison Lawyers – Body who represent the views and interests of prison law practioners.
The Midland Circuit – Representing Barristers who practice in the Midlands.
Lincolns Inn – One of the four inn’s of court.
Grays Inn – One of the four inn’s of court.
Middle Temple – One of the four inn’s of court.
Inner Temple – One of the four inn’s of court.
Pupillage Portal – Pupillage recruitment website.
The Legal 500 – Independent commercial directory of the Bar and Solicitors.
Chambers & Partners – Independent commercial directory of the Bar and Solicitors.

Local Links

National Rail – UK train times and timetables.
Nottingham City Transport – Nottingham bus timetables and information.
D&G Cars – Local taxi firm.
BBC local news - Local news for the Nottingham and East Midlands area.
Nottingham Evening Post – Local case reports.
Derby Evening Telegraph – Local case reports.
Leicester Mercury – Local case reports.
Lincolnshire Echo – Local case reports.
Google maps – Mapping service.

Education

Citizenship foundation – Organisers of the national mock trial competition in which members of chambers coach various local schools.
Nottingham Law School – Local bar school, where chambers sponsors the annual 1 High Pavement Chambers competition.
National Centre for Citizenship and the law – A national charity who work with young people to increase awareness of the law.
Galleries of Justice - Local justice museum with links to the NCCL.