When the priority should obviously be adequate legal service when representing clients interests does it really matter WHO delivers it over something as momentous and far-reaching as family law decisions?
Could the DJ please tell the idiots to quit whining and play them this dedication instead?
Fun Boy Three – The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum!
I think many of you may have heard that the FLBA (Family Law Bar Association) have written to the Government requesting that there be a review of advocacy within family law, and making it fairly obvious that their steer is that solicitors should be discouraged from doing it and that only the Bar is really competent to do it.
If you haven’t seen it, I’ll link to it here (you need PDF skillz to read it, sorry if that shuts you out) http://flba.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/16july15lettertosvmp.pdf
There’s much of it that is very sensible – absolutely the stakes are high in public law cases and it is vital that those who are being represented are receiving that representation from people who are both confident and capable. If people, particularly parents, are not being well represented and points that ought to be taken are not being pursued, then that’s something that needs to be…
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