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McKenzie Friend firm grows – and thanks judiciary and Bar for the publicity

With the unregulated sector and McKenzie Friends under growing scrutiny, one firm of fee-charging McKenzie Friends is continuing to expand by opening new offices and taking on a trainee, who will eventually qualify as a lawyer, its senior partner has said.

September 27th, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Solicitor ducks regulatory burden by becoming McKenzie Friend

A solicitor who has become a professional McKenzie Friend after 20 years in practice has hit out at the burden imposed on high street practitioners, which he said cost him almost £2m and pushed him into personal bankruptcy.

August 6th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Probe into growth of ‘professional’ McKenzie Friends

The Legal Services Consumer Panel has begun an investigation into the emergence of ‘professional’ McKenzie Friends who charge litigants in person for their services, it has emerged.

January 7th, 2014 | 17 Comments »