You have the right to free legal advice. The lawyers CAGE recommends all have contracts with the Criminal Defence Service and can represent you based on legal aid. If you do not request a specific lawyer, you can still be assisted by a “duty solicitor”.
(NOTE: CAGE represents cases of individuals based on the remit of our work. Supporting a case does not mean we agree with the views or actions of the individual. Content published on CAGE may not reflect the official position of our organisation.)