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Lawyers urged to play it cool with litigants in person

Solicitors, barristers and legal executives have been told by their professional bodies to be polite and non-judgemental when dealing with litigants in person (LiPs), and take “extra care to avoid using inflammatory words or phrases”.

June 4th, 2015 | No Comments »

Stobart Barristers boss cleared of contempt allegations

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by Trevor Howarth, the founder of Stobart Barristers, and Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler against their committal for trial on contempt charges brought by a litigant in person.

May 9th, 2014 | 1 Comment »