Criminal Litigation Department
1. Sam Morton – he has been working as a Solicitor in Yeovil since
1997. He obtained Higher Rights of Audience in 2007 which allows
representation of clients at the Crown Court. He is a Duty Solicitor on the
Yeovil, South Somerset and Mendip Scheme and spends the majority of his time
representing those appearing at Yeovil Magistrates Court.
2. Louise Eaves – has been working as a Criminal Defence Lawyer in
Yeovil for 17 years. She is a qualified Legal Executive Advocate and
Accredited Police Station Representative. This allows Louise to represent
clients throughout the Police Station and Magistrates Court procedure up to
and including Appeals and Bail Applications to the Crown Court. Louise also
provides specialist advice and representation on all aspects of Prison Law
and the Adjudication process.
3. Graham Pring – has worked in the Criminal Justice system since
1985, in South Somerset specifically since 1991. He is an Accredited Police
Station Representative who specialises in providing free independent legal
advice and representation at the Police Station. This applies to anyone
whether under arrest, attending voluntarily to be interviewed, subject to
identification procedure or returning to the Police Station to answer bail.