Category Archive: McKenzie Friends

Sep 16

WALES/ENGLAND – Judicial Working Group publishes recommendations to assist with expected surge in litigants in person

Information for LiPs, judicial training, rule changes and McKenzie Friends considered by group The Judicial Working Group on Litigants in Person, under the chairmanship of Mr Justice Hickinbottom, has produced its first report. The report notes that according to the Government’s own figures, 623,000 of the one million people who benefit from Legal Aid every …

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May 18

WALES/ENGLAND – Unbundling family legal services

1 May 2013 Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 Who should read this practice note? 1.2 What is the issue 1.3 Professional conduct 1.4 Status of this practice note 1.5 Terminology 2 SRA principles 3 What is unbundling? 4 Risks of unbundling 4.1 Duty of care 4.2 Going beyond your retainer’s limits 4.3 Professional conduct 4.4 Limiting …

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Apr 01

WALES/ENGLAND – Bar Council publish guide for litigants in person

  As the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) come into force today, the Bar Council of England and Wales has published A Guide to Representing Yourself in Court. After LASPO comes into force, fewer people now have access to free legal representation than at any time since legal aid was first …

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May 23

WALES/ENGLAND – The Law Society :- Litigants in Person

Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 Who should read this practice note? 1.2 What does this practice note cover? 1.3 Outcomes-focused regulation 1.4 SRA Principles 1.5 Status of this practice note 1.6 Terminology 2. What is a litigant in person? 2.1 Where might you encounter litigants in person? 3 Your approach and the SRA Code 3.1 Taking …

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Sep 27

WALES/ENGLAND – McKenzie Friends

McKenzie Friends guidance 2010 This Guidance applies to civil and family proceedings in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division), the High Court of Justice, the County Courts and the Family Proceedings Court in the Magistrates’ Courts. It is issued as guidance (not as a Practice Direction) by the Master of the Rolls, as Head of …

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