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This isn’t my first time

First time Litigants in Person tend to underestimate the time and emotional energy involved in court proceedings. That’s why they say in one breath, “Hopefully, they’ll just pay. I don’t have time for this BS” and in another, “We’re going to court”. Consider that this may not be your opponent’s first time – particularly if you… { Read More }

Thanks for telling us you have Cancer: You’re Sacked

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 | in Despicable You, DIY Law, Employment law, Women & the Law
Photo Credit: Rose Lerini

I’m thinking it might be time to run a, “Despicable You” series. The letter is from an employer in America who appears to have made his employee of 12 years redundant on his learning of her cancer diagnosis. Imagine: Your whole world’s just been turned upside down. You’re frightened about what the future holds and… { Read More }

The Sheriffs Are Coming

Posted on: March 24th, 2012 | in Direct Access Barristers, DIY Law
The Sheriffs Are Coming

The Sheriffs Are Coming has to be my favourite programme at the moment. While every episode is the same – with Employment Tribunal and County Court money judgments finally catching up with rogue landlords and former employers – there is something quite satisfying watching people who’ve been cheated and bullied send Phil and Grant Mitchell… { Read More }

Enforcement of County Court Judgments & Employment Tribunal Orders

Posted on: March 6th, 2012 | in Direct Access Barristers, DIY Law

Several litigants in person have come to me recently about enforcing their county court and tribunal money judgments. They won their cases a few years ago, but the other side haven’t paid. Is getting judgment debtors to pay what they owe normally a problem? The short answer is, “yes”. According to the Ministry of Justice’s 2009 research,… { Read More }