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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Where is the course

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

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: Book Now

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. 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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