Category Archives: Prison Visits

@BarnetCouncil No Costs to pay in the case of Melissa Laird! #McKenzieFriends

NO COSTS TO PAY in what began as the Melissa Laird case, when we tried to prevent her from being deported – without her son – and without an oral hearing that had been scheduled…!!! Just the barrister who’ll send … Continue reading

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FROM BRUSSELS Pilgrimage to McKenzie Crusade: in defence of justice for future generations

The first McKenzie Friend was created out of the need for legal help due to the lack of money to pay professionals in 1970. In 2009 I began acting as McKenzie Friend and web publisher for Maurice J Kirk BVSc. Since 14 October 2013, … Continue reading

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McKENZIE FRIENDS under the looking glass: a report from the Legal Consumer Services Panel

This report covers four types of McKenzie Friends: one off helpers occasional and regular volunteers fee-charging ‘amateurs’ fee-charging ‘professionals’ Struck off lawyers may also turn into McKenzie Friends. The report aims at balancing between ‘access to justice‘ and ‘consumer protection‘ … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES for McKenzie Friends – as Legal Aid is cut and white collar crimes rise

Help4LiPs are invited to discuss Litigants in Person and the challenges for McKenzie Friends with those who could make a difference. Hence we put these recommendations together: The need for acting as McKenzie Friend arose for many individuals out of … Continue reading

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CHILDREN BACK for Christmas! – No More Intimidations! – #childrenback4Xmas

Gagging orders are based on the threat of imprisonment. They are part of what’s unique in the UK and The untold story of gagging orders was published by The Independent in May 2011. I have visited enough victims in enough … Continue reading

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ABOLITION of Adoptions without Parental Consent – our Requests to the EU Parliament

As long as the Secretary of State for Education, Edward Timpson MP, thinks that 50 children dying in ‘care’ a year is a low figure, we clearly must educate him about other ways of thinking / feeling and looking at … Continue reading

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