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Direct access

Advocates may also accept instructions (except in relation to court proceedings) directly from a variety of professionals, public authorities and other individuals and bodies. For the Faculty’s Direct Access Rules including a full current list of those who can instruct please see Appendix D of the Guide to Professional Conduct here.


More information about those who can instruct directly and the Direct Access process can be found in the Direct Access Rules 


For assistance with Direct Access please email deans.secretariat@advocates.org.uk or telephone 0131 260 5689