Military Law

MK Law are experts in all aspects of Military Law. That means we have an experienced team to assist you with whatever your issues may be.

Alex Rynn is a very experienced Court Martial specialist. He has represented numerous Service Personnel from all 3 Services both in the UK and abroad. As a Solicitor Advocate, he can both prepare your case and represent you during any Court hearing. He has attended hundreds of military interviews and is a very experienced advocate in the Military Court Centres.

We have offices all over London meaning appointments to see Alex can be easily organised by your Assisting Officer. Alternatively, we can organise a VTC link to your unit should that be simpler.

Alex and team have a passion for seeking justice for Service Personnel and leave no stone unturned in this pursuit.

Court Martials

A court martial is a trial in a military court of a member of the armed forces who is charged with breaking a military law. It runs separate to civilian courts and is governed by the Armed Forces Act.

Summary Proceedings

If you are charged with an offence and advised that the case is going to be dealt with by your Commanding Officer then please ring us as a matter of urgency.

Service Police Interviews

If you’re taken into custody by military police, it is crucial to be mindful of what you say during the interview. What you say (or do not say) in a military police interview can have a significant impact on your career.

Court Martial appeals

If you are dissatisfied with a decision of the Court Martial then we can provide clear and robust help on Appealing any decision to the Higher Court.

Military Law

The Armed Forces Act (AFA) is a piece of legislation ithat governs various aspects of military law and the operation of the armed forces. It outlines the rights, responsibilities, and regulations that apply to members of the British armed forces. The Act covers a wide range of matters, including:

Discipline: The AFA establishes rules and procedures for maintaining discipline within the military. This includes the handling of disciplinary offences and the authority of commanding officers to impose punishments.

Courts Martial: The AFA provides the legal framework for conducting courts martial, which are military courts that try service members accused of offenses under military law.

Service law: The Act defines the offenses that are punishable under military law, which may include offenses that are not covered by civilian law.

Service personnel: The AFA sets out the rights and obligations of service personnel, including their terms of service, entitlements, and responsibilities.

Military justice system: The Act governs the administration of the military justice system, including the role of judges advocates and the procedures for appealing court martial decisions.

Overall, the Armed Forces Act is essential for maintaining discipline, order, and accountability within the British armed forces, ensuring that service members operate within the law and uphold the values and standards of the military.