Courts Martial and Service Law


Thank you for your services at Catterick… On the day I found your command of the situation thoroughly reassuring” (Court Martial)

“I writing to once again offer my sincere gratitude…I would have no hesitation in recommending your services…” (Court Martial)

“… the excellent Simon Reevell…” (Service Complaint)

St John’s Buildings’ Court Martial and Service Law group is the most experienced in the North of England and one of the most experienced in the UK.

If you have been told that you are to be interviewed by RMP/SIB we can arrange representation for you at that interview that will be completely free of charge.

If you have been charged we offer representation by barristers who have many years of experience defending in the Court Martial, the Civilian Standing Court and the Summary Appeal Court. Our expert team appears in Catterick, Bulford, Colchester and Portsmouth as well as in Germany and Cyprus.

We also offer an expert service in relation to AGAI 67 proceedings and the preparation and presentation of Service Complaints.

All of our team:

Our success – we have secured acquittals in cases involving:

Fees and Funding

We will work with you to make sure that your case is as affordable as possible.

If you are facing court martial we can help with applications to the Armed Forces Criminal Legal Aid Authority (AFCLAA). If you are required to make significant contributions to legal aid we may be able to provide a more cost effective private arrangement. We also work closely with The Military Mutual who may fund your Court Martial representation at no cost to you.

If you need our help with an AGAI 67 matter or a Service Complaint we offer a transparent fee structure with reduced rates for members of HM Forces.

Meet the Group

You can deal directly with members of our team by telephone and email making sure that you can always get the answers to questions about your case despite your busy life as a member of HM Forces.