We have taken care to design and build our website to make it easy to access for all our visitors. We have ensured that the site achieves the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Priority 1 criteria. We have also kept to a number of coding standards set out by the W3C. This means that the site should be easily visible on a number of different platforms.
The following information is intended to assist you in getting the most from our site. Should you have any feedback on the ease of use of this site or suggestions to make improvements, please contact Vince Plant, Chambers Director.
Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT SHIFT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key.
All pages on this site define the following access keys:
0 - Home
1 - About Us
2 - Expertise
3 - Barristers
4 - Resources
5 - Join Us
6 - Contact Us
7 - Portfolio
S - Site Map
Navigation menus are marked up as HTML lists. This ensures that the number of links in the list is read out at the start and it can be skipped easily.
We have provided tools at the foot of the homepage of the website to make the size of the body text of the site larger. You can also use your browser to set the text size. This can normally be done via the browser's View menu (Go to 'view', choose 'text size', and select the appropriate font size, for example 'larger').
Colour and Contrast
You can also find controls at the foot of the homepage to alter the colour and contrast of the entire website to better suit your needs.
However if you need to further customize how your browser views our website, much more detailed advice can be found by following the links below.
Advice from the BBC showing users how to make full use of accessibility settings in browsers and operating systems.
We try to ensure that link text makes sense out of context and that it accurately describes the pages it points to. You can use the tab key on your keyboard (as well as your mouse) to move consecutively from link to link.
A description of every image is provided, either in the alt tag or on the page itself.
Some of the information on our website is in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.
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