Help Guide to representing yourself in court

The Bar Council, which represents all barristers in England and Wales, have produced a Guide to help people who cannot afford a lawyer and will have to represent themselves in court. This has been written by barristers, who have lots of experience in all kinds of different courts and understand how the system works.

The Guide covers:

How to find free or affordable help with your legal problem
Putting together your case
Starting and defending a claim
Representing yourself in court: On the day
Areas of law:
Personal injury law
Employment Tribunal
Immigration Tribunals
Family law
Property ownership in relationship breakdowns
Public law and Judicial Review
Housing law
Bankruptcy and debt law

The Guide is available as a downloadable PDF from the ‘Representing yourself in court‘ page on the Bar Council website.