If you are a practitioner with a busy and highly pressured practice in the magistrates' courts, you need Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook...It will certainly save you a lot of precious time! (Phillip Taylor MBE, Richmond Green Chambers
I shall want rarely to be without it. As a Resident Judge I am regularly dealing with the interface between the Crown Court and the Magistrates Court. I often find myself groping for information about the regular practice and procedure in the Magistrates Court. It has until now been difficult to find help consistently in any one place . . . Thank you for this gem of a book (HHJ Peter Collier
About the Author
Andrew Keogh is a criminal solicitor running his own firm specializing in criminal and regulatory work. He is the founder and editor of CrimeLine - a free weekly criminal law updater with over 12,000 subscribers. He is author of a number of books, including; Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook2009, The CLSA Duty Solictors' Handbook, and Law Society Guides to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and the Criminal Procedure Rules 2005. He is a contributor to Blackstone's Criminal Practice, and to OUP's Criminal Costs: A Practical Guide.