McKenzie Friends ‘mislead’ family litigants

McKenzie Friends ‘mislead’ family litigants

Unqualified courtroom advisors can provide litigants with biased and misleading advice, researchers have claimed. McKenzie Friends provide assistance to ‘litigants in person’: people who are involved in legal disputes but who have no legal representation, normally...
As one door closes, another opens

As one door closes, another opens

In this special blog, Major Family Law Legal Assistant Arabella Lawler explains how she came to work for the firm Someone wise once said that as one door closes, another opens. Until fairly recently, I was of the opinion that this was a somewhat clichéd and overused...