Simon Walland has been running Family Law Training courses in London since 2003. These have included tailor made courses for charities, the government and universities.
These courses are available now so you can learn about Family Law to enable youto make an application and attend court.

 

Who should attend?

 

This course is suitable for three types of delegate.

  • Anybody intending to become a McKenzie Friend.
  • Anybody intending to represent themselves in Family Law Cases.
  • Law students looking in increase their knowledge and experience in FamilyLaw


Please take our short questionnaire to see if you have the qualities and experience to make a suitable candidate for this course

 

Why attend the course?

 

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

 

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, it will give you experience of dealing with clients, preparing a case for court and attending court. It will be invaluable experience and you get paid for doing it. Following this course, once you have a little experience, it is reasonable to be able to attend court and earn £250-£300 or more per day.
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Online Live Courses

The Academy courses are presented by Simon Walland live online using Microsoft Teams. Participants will be given joining instructions

When are the courses

Courses will be run throughout the year check the following link for the latest timetable Book Now

How much are the courses

Our courses are run in 4 hour sessions which are £80 a session. Each module is usually two sessions making a module total cost £160. There are 3 main modules, Children’s Cases, Financial Cases and Final Hearings. Course content is detailed below.

Further courses

There are a wide range of additional Family Law Courses available. generally lasting four hours each and costing £80. The cover everything from Enforcing Orders, Obtaining a Divorce to dealing with High Conflict Situations and writing Position Statement. Follow thie link below for further details and dates Book Now

How do I enroll?

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

  • 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
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Financial Cases

  • How to become a McKenzie friend and find clients
  • Taking the right approach
  • Applications available
  • Application forms
  • Court preparation
  • Financial disclosure
  • 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
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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

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