Do I need a solicitor for a Magistrates Court trial?

Is hiring a solicitor for my magistrates court case the best decision, or is there a better way? Most people would love to have an experienced criminal barrister with them for their magistrates court case. The problem is that we hear stories of burned out barristers...

Yes fans, it is possible to get a Football Banning Order for throwing a blow up doll in the away stands

I was at the Arsenal v Leicester City match yesterday and couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw a blow up doll being tossed around in the away stands. For a moment, I thought I must be hallucinating – then I heard the men sitting next to me saying that the...