Announcing our NEW Courses for 2024
NEW In-Person Day Courses 2024 led by Simon Walland
Book your place on one of these unique day courses for trainee McKenzie friends and individuals representing themselves in the Family Court.
Spend the day learning from Simon Walland in a friendly and relaxed environment in the heart of London. These courses are designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complex world of Family Court proceedings.
Delivered by Expert Simon Walland
With over 20 years of court experience and trained to barrister level, join Simon as he shares his invaluable insights on how to navigate the crucial aspects of going to Family Court. Learn all the practical tips for preparing documents, dealing with CAFCASS, impressing the judge, and much more.
A Cost-Effective Alternative to Solicitors
Simon Walland understands that legal representation is hugely expensive. That’s why he insists that his courses are priced lower than the cost of an hour with your average family law firm solicitor. Forget about watching the clock tick down and with it your bank balance, here you’ll gain access to comprehensive and reliable knowledge that empowers you to confidently handle your case.
Join a Community of Empowered Individuals
Get the support you need in real time, real space and with real people just like you. You’ll have the chance to ask questions specific to your case, meet others like yourself, and receive tailored guidance from Simon himself.
Even MORE WAYS to train to be a McKenzie Friend in 2024
Simon Walland has been training McKenzie friends for over a decade. The new Simon Walland McKenzie Friend Foundation Course is now live and accepting admissions for people who want to learn all the basics they need to start their new journey.
Book NOW with Simon Walland, your trusted source for education and support in UK family law matters.
McKenzie Friend Foundation Course
A compact and informative course to teach you the skills and knowledge you need to assist unrepresented litigants preparing for Family Court.
Learn the fundamentals and lay a solid foundation upon which to build a successful career as a McKenzie friend.
Decide your course pathway and focus on your chosen specialist area.
McKenzie Friend Masterclass
A comprehensive course covering all McKenzie friend services and facilitating a deep understanding of Family Court processes and legal frameworks.
For those who are ready to unlock their full potential as a trusted advisor and advocate
Represent yourself in your
One of a series of unique day courses providing affordable and trustworthy legal guidance to people going to Family Court to settle disputes concerning their children.
Gain the essential knowledge and practical skills necessary to confidently prepare for a children’s case in the Family Court.
Represent yourself in your
One of a series of unique day courses providing affordable trustworthy legal help and advice to people going to Family Court to settle disputes concerning financial separation.
Gain the essential knowledge and practical skills necessary to confidently prepare for a Financial Hearing at the Family Court.
Write your own Position Statements
A half day course providing affordable trustworthy legal help and advice to people who need to provide a position statement for their family law hearing.
Gain the essential knowledge and practical skills necessary to confidently prepare a robust and winning position statement.
Understand Statements and evidence
A half day course providing affordable trustworthy legal help and advice to people who need the knowledge and skills to prepare statements and evidence in further court hearings.
Gain the essential knowledge and practical skills necessary to write a strong statement, select sound evidence, and prepare for cross-examination.
Mock Final Hearing
One of a series of unique day courses, take part, prepare for and/or observe a full final hearing and scrutinise all the relevant documentation.
Experience all the components of this process over the day including hearing the evidence and cross-examination as it would happen in the courtroom.
I am Simon Walland and I am offering these services to show and explain how you can represent yourself in the family courts with confidence. Understand the procedure and what is expected of you to get the solution you are seeking I have been a McKenzie Friend since 2003 and have been in thousands of hearings at all levels of court. I have a Law Degree and was Called to the Bar as a Barrister in 2010. My experience includes teaching Law Students, McKenzie Friends and anybody representing themselves in the Courts since 2012. I have also provided specialist training courses to Domestic Abuse charities, Universities and various Support Groups and have been able to help several thousand people in that time.