Rule B8.4: Appearance in a Superior Court

8.4.1 Where in the course of advising a client you identify a situation which may require appearance in a Superior Court in circumstances where such appearance is restricted to a solicitor advocate or an advocate, you shall advise your client:

(a) that appearance is so restricted;

(b) that the decision whether a solicitor advocate or an advocate should be instructed is entirely that of the client.

8.4.2 Where you are unable, in a difficult or urgent situation, to secure representation for a person wishing to be represented by a solicitor advocate before any court you shall inform the Secretary of the situation.

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