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Clerks and support staff

Our experienced criminal defence clerks accept instructions for our advocates. They have an in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system.

Meet the clerks

We can accept instructions from any firm of solicitors in England and Wales for any client qualifying for criminal legal aid.

Robin Driscoll, Senior Clerk, Advocacy Team

Robin Driscoll is a highly experienced clerk and has worked for over 30 years in the criminal justice system. Before joining the Public Defender Service in 2014 he had been a senior clerk in a busy criminal set in the Inner Temple. He is committed to providing a first class service and will do everything he can to find a solution if you have a problem.

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Charlotte Forey, Junior Clerk, Advocacy Team

Charlotte supports Robin with clerk duties helping to recommend the best criminal defence barrister or solicitor advocate to defend your case.

Contact our clerks

If you have a problem, call our clerks to find the right advocate for your case.

Contact our clerks