Family Law Training - Mckenzie Friend

FAMILY LAW TRAINING - Mckenzie Friend

These courses are suitable for anyone. However, they are most suited for those attending court, those wishing to become a McKenzie Friend, or those in court as a litigant in person.

Overview

You will learn what is expected of you in court, enabling you to approach the hearing with confidence. You will understand the process and each necessary step. You will be prepared and on top of your case.

As a Mckenzie Friend, it is reasonable to attend court and earn £300 per day following attending this training.

If you are a law student with a desire to work in family law, this course will boost your chances of obtaining not only a training contract or pupillage, but earn money in the process. As a McKenzie Friend, you will have the experience of dealing with clients, preparing a case for court and attending court. It is invaluable experience whilst receiving an income.

Where is the course?

There are two locations, Central London and Manchester.  Both locations are within easy reach of all mainline stations.

When are the courses?

The course comprises three separate days, which can be taken individually or all together.  It is not essential to do all three, however all three would be useful for all delegates.  They run on Saturdays in the Spring and Autumn at both locations and start at 9.15am until 5.00pm with an hours break for lunch.  See below:

How much is the course?

Each course is £225 which includes a copy of all court applications forms, course materials tea and coffee and a certificate.   Payment is by a deposit on booking of £75 with the balance of £150 payable on the day of the course.  The deposit is non refundable.

How do I enroll?

Select the ‘Book Now’ button below and select the courses you would like to attend.

Children Hearings

  • Taking the right approach
  • Applications available
  • Application forms
  • Court preparation
  • Position Statements
  • Your first hearing
  • Managing expectations
  • Subsequent hearings
  • CAFCASS
  • Judges
  • Likely approaches by the court
  • Domestic abuse
  • Welfare Checklist
  • Strategies
  • Experts
  • Injunctions
  • Enforcement
  • Court Orders
  • Witness Statements
  • Court scenarios

And much more

Financial Hearings

  • Taking the right approach
  • Applications available
  • Application forms
  • Court preparation
  • Financial disclosure
  • TOLATA
  • Schedule One
  • Note for first hearing
  • Your first hearing
  • Managing expectations
  • Second hearing
  • Making an Offer and what is reasonable
  • Judges
  • Likely approaches by the court
  • Strategies
  • Experts
  • Enforcement
  • Court Orders
  • Witness Statements
  • Court scenarios

And much more

Final Hearings

  • Preparing for your final hearing (Fact Finding, contested hearing)
  • Witness Statements
  • Bundle
  • Examination in Chief
  • Cross examination
  • Re-examination
  • How to prepare your cross examination
  • Questions and how to formulate them
  • Submissions
  • Evidence
  • Judgment
  • Appeal
  • Skeleton Argument
  • Grounds of Appeal
  • Scott Schedules
  • Fact Finding Hearings
  • Court scenario

NOTE: The cost for each days training is £225.  The booking process will take a deposit of £75 to reserve your place on the course with the balance being paid on the day of attendance

Call Simon on 07900 414121 for further information if required