Yes, but this only happens rarely. There may be an odd occasion when the barrister has to stop acting for you. In direct access cases, the barrister must stop acting for you if they consider that the case is no longer suitable for direct access.
The barrister may be able to assist if, as a consequence of them no longer continuing to act for you, you will or may experience difficulties in relation to an imminent hearing.
In direct access cases, a barrister is also required to cease to act where they have formed the view that it is in your interests or the interests of justice that you instruct a solicitor or other professional person.
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