Family Law (adoption, divorce, wills and probate, etc.)


  1. Wills, Probate, Estates and Dispute Resolution

  2. Avoiding Litigation

  3. Preparing for Divorce

  4. The myth of common law marriage – Equity’s role in providing redress

  5. Family Law Mediation – what you need to know


Debt, Insolvency Law, Banking, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, etc.


  1. 24 Hours in the Life of a McKenzie Friend

  2. Observations of an Old LiP

  3. Personal Debt Information

  4. Litigation in the EU new publication

  5. Fraud: A Criminal Claim Brought by the CPS or by Private Prosecution?


Civil Law, Contracts, Personal Injury, Housing, Equity


  1. About Misrepresentation

  2. Are You a Victim of Cyber-Bullying?

  3. The Death of the Contingency Fee Agreements and the Birth of the Damaged Based Agreement

  4. Landlord and Tenant: Bedroom Tax

  5. About Equity

  6. “All cards on the table” – the litigant’s duty of disclosure and inspection


Litigation Alternatives (Mediation, Arbitration, Adjudication, etc.)


  1. Negotiate, Litigate or Mediate?

  2. About Mediation

  3. Resolving Disputes: The Wonders of Mediation

  4. Arbitration - An option for all?

  5. Cost capping provisions of Arbitration Act 1996


Tools, services and information for Litigants in Person


  1. Don't Play Games in the Courts

  2. Changes in Compliance with the Court's Timetable

  3. Not Complying with Court Orders Could Be Fatal to Your Claim

  4. About Direct Access Barristers

  5. Cases and Facts Every Litigant in Person Should Be Aware of

  6. Court Process Basics

  7. Getting a Direct Access Barrister

  8. Information to support your case

  9. Litigants in Person Questionnaire

  10. Useful Information for Litigants in Person

  11. Accessing information from a public body

  12. Preparing Your Bundle Online

  13. Perceptions and Expectations of Litigants in Person


Latest publications relevant to Litigants in Person


  1. How a Judge sees the Litigant in Person issue

  2. Fee-Charging McKenzie Friends

  3. Consumer Services Work Program 2014-2015

  4. Litigants Right to Fear High Legal Costs

  5. Have You Been Affected by Legal Aid Cuts?

  6. The English Legal System, Post April 1

  7. Paying LiP Service to April Fools




  1. Help4LiPs Builds Bridges new publication

  2. Building Bridges

  3. Litigants in Person help Litigants in Person with #DIYLAW

  4. Civil Justice Council forum on Litigants in Person

  5. Litigants in Person`s view on BBC Radio 4 You and Yours

  6. Success Story of a Help4LiPs Volunteer

  7. Benefit from Being a Help4LiPs Volunteer

  8. Help for Litigants in Person

  9. Help4LiPs on the Legal Walk


Video Talks


  1. Help4LiPs in the Local Community

  2. A Simple Guide to H4L Website

  3. Litigants in Person

  4. Help4LiPs working with Brent Community Law Centre

  5. Use Technology for Litigants in Person new publication

  6. Feeling confused by the Law? new publication

  7. Help4LiPs - Help for Litigants in Person new publication


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