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A Handbook for Litigants in Person
A Handbook for Litigants in Person

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Last night was the Annual Family Justice Council Debate – and this year the topic was covert recording. The motion was ‘nothing to hide – what’s wrong with covert recording?’ Hannah Markham QC and I were allocated to the ‘pro’ side of the debate, and HHJ…
Covert Recording
Covert Recording
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This afternoon, in an interstitial moment of madness brought on by having become unaccustomed to having an actual weekend involving anything apart from paperwork, I have been engaging in impromptu and not altogether successful attempts to make Christmas…
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The Family Justice Council run a debate every December and it is usually excellent. Notwithstanding the fact that this year the line up will involve yours truly it should still be an interesting event to attend – the other panellists are the excellent…
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There is a joke in my family that my grandmother used to say she was ‘not really a wine drinker’… It’s on the plaque that commemorates her down the end of the pier. I too am not really a wine drinker… On my headstone may be the immortal words ‘she is…
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The moment I turned my ankle in that hole in the drive I had flashbacks to the pink plaster cast… As I sat in Friday night A & E I planned how I would get from A to B with my dozen lever arch files, and which suit trouser I would sacrifice to the walking…
Pink Tape
Pink Tape
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I know I know. It’s been quiet around here lately. Been busy. Here is one thing that I’ve been doing … I’ve been attending private court hearings under the legal bloggers pilot (one so far – a plan for a second one today scotched by an overrunning case…
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The Elephant in the Room – how we aren’t always as objective as we like to think (thanks to @rightbtw and @kris8dm for pic and ideas) @seethrujustice #cpconf2018

Over the August bank holiday weekend a number of the transparency project team went to the Byline Festival in East Sussex. The festival was a mixture of music, rain, and workshops, talks and interviews about journalism (next year by the way The…
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The third Child Protection conference supported by The Transparency Project will take place on Saturday 15th September 2018 at the Conway Hall in London. In 2015 the question asked was whether the Child Protection system was fit for purpose? Having…
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Today I attended a Court of Protection hearing as a member of the public, with another colleague. I did so on an unplanned basis, as I was in court for another hearing and we could not resume our hearing until our judge had finished dealing with the Court…
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