Category Archives: The Lord Chief Justice

@MoJ Who’s Afraid of #McKenzieFriends? Why? NO BAN on paid McKenzie Friends! #McKenzieAngels FLY!

The Lord Chief Justice‘s Consultation on Reforming the Courts’ Approach to McKenzie Friends came out on the day we won our ‘costs case‘: after we’ve been helping Melissa Laird in all sorts of roles in HMP Holloway, the Treasury Solicitor‘s Office … Continue reading

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@MoJ Eradicating the needs for #McKenzieFriends? Our response to the Lord Chief Justice’s consultation

Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends This response to the consultation goes beyond the scope of questions posed, as this is written on behalf of an unestimable number of Courts’ Victims and McKenzie Friends with a variety of experiences … Continue reading

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#McKenzieFriends under the Looking Glass of supporting whom: the Court or Litigants in Person?

Submission from Deborah Mahmoudieh as a member of the Association of McKenzie Friends and McKenzie Angels in relation to present proposals for government reforms on the presence and practice of McKenzie Friends in UK courts and society: Terminology: Should the … Continue reading

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@MoJGovUK Reforming the Courts’ Approach to #McKenzieFriends – first two submissions

It is an interesting sign of our times: The Lord Chief Justice’s consultation on Reforming the Courts’ Approach to McKenzie Friends. Before we submit our text in the name of the Association of McKenzie Friends to mckenzie.friends@judiciary.gsi.gov.uk, here is: Natasha … Continue reading

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