Category Archives: Court Documents

BRACING for BATTLE in Court 2: McKenzie Friends assisted by Star McKenzie

Legal professionals are paid by the number of pages they produce and read. We are ‘amateurs’, i.e. fuelled by love and passion, learning as we go along. This learning exercise around the kidnap of Melissa Laird‘s son by Barnet Council … Continue reading

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McKENZIE FRIENDS challenged in Court or the Forensics of a Legal Farce

Belinda McKenzie says she’s willing to go to prison to set a sign for the inappropriateness of us being financially penalised for doing pro bono work. I am beginning to be amused when I read another McKenzie Friend writing about … Continue reading

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GUIDANCE NOTES for writing Position Statements as a way of ‘Taking Stock’

It is difficult to get enough distance from one’s case to write a chronology of events an A4 summary lists of official documents and their relevance an index for a bundle of court documents a press release. That’s why McKenzie … Continue reading

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