McKenzie v McKenzie

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1970
Year1970
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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136 cases
  • Lymer (Re), 2018 ABQB 859
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • 22 October 2018
    ...with any court, except on his own behalf; and (ii) acting as an agent, next friend, McKenzie Friend (from McKenzie v McKenzie, [1970] 3 All ER 1034 (UK CA) and Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 124/2010, ss 2.22-2.23), or any other form of representative in court proceedings before the Provi......
  • Stella Coffey v Environmental Protection Agency
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 June 2014
    ... ... Auler in this manner, whether by virtue of being a McKenzie friend or otherwise. This judgment is but one of a number of similar applications moved by Mr. Podger on the same day and in respect of which he ... ...
  • R v Bow County Court, ex parte Pelling
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 1 March 1999
    ...and may take notes and make suggestions. The title of "McKenzie Friend" emerged following the decision of the Court of Appeal in McKenzie v McKenzie [1971] P33. Mr McKenzie was a litigant in person who wished to be assisted by a young Australian barrister, gratuitously, in the conduct of h......
  • Re O (children) (representation: McKenzie friend); Re W-R (A Child) (representation: McKenzie friend); Re W (children) (representation: McKenzie friend)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • Invalid date
    ...2 FLR 423, CA. M (contact: parental responsibility: McKenzie friend), Re[1999] 1 FCR 703, [1999] 1 FLR 75, CA. McKenzie v McKenzie [1970] 3 All ER 1034, [1971] P 33, [1970] 3 WLR 472, CA. R v Bow County Court, ex p Pelling[1999] 1 FCR 97, [1999] 4 All ER 751, [1999] 1 WLR 1807, [1999] 2 FLR......
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4 firm's commentaries
  • Why Not Hire A Mckenzie Friend Instead?
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 13 November 2017
    ...is a McKenzie Friend? The name derives from a legal case called McKenzie v McKenzie [1970] 3 WLR 472. It was a divorce case, hence both parties having the same name. The husband was unable to afford to continue using solicitors, so the solicitors, for free, sent a Mr Hangar to represent him......
  • With Friends Like These'?
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 6 July 2023
    ...and so many litigants in person rely upon the help of McKenzie Friends. McKenzie Friends are so called following McKenzie v McKenzie [1970] 3 All ER 1034 where it was permitted for a litigant who is not legally represented to have reasonable assistance from a layperson. Such assistance can ......
  • Assisting Lay Litigants: Recent Guidance
    • Ireland
    • Mondaq Ireland
    • 13 November 2017
    ...or limit the capacity of a lay litigant to engage a McKenzie friend, to which the lay litigant should pay heed. Footnotes (1) [1970] 3 WLR 472. (2) Coffey v The Environmental Protection Agency [2014] 2 IR (3) [2017] IECA 77. (4) Smith v ACC Loan Management Ltd [2017] IEHC 505. The content o......
  • Lay Litigants And Mckenzie Friends – A Positive Reaction To A Recent Trend
    • Ireland
    • Mondaq Ireland
    • 19 October 2017
    ...of the legitimate role that a McKenzie Friend can have for those appearing without the benefit of legal representation. Footnotes 1 [1970] 3 WLR 472, Sachs LJ 2 Coffey & Ors v The Environmental Protection Agency [2014] 2 I.R 125 3 [2017] IECA 149 4 Allied Irish Banks plc v Aqua Fresh Fi......
17 books & journal articles
  • Rigtingwysers uit die Engelse Regshulpstelsel
    • South Africa
    • Stellenbosch Law Review No. , May 2019
    • 27 May 2019
    ...City Justices ex p Barrow [1991] 3 All ER 935 (CA) 946H 947-948. 103 R v Leicester City Justices ex p Barrow supra 946C-E. 104 [1970] 3 All ER 1034 (CA). 105 1039G-J. © Juta and Company (Pty) RIGTINGWYSERS UIT DIE ENGELSE REGSHULPSTELSEL 115 "[A]ll the assistance a litigant in person gets f......
  • Abus de droit, querulence et parties non representees.
    • Canada
    • McGill Law Journal Vol. 49 No. 1, January 2004
    • 1 January 2004
    ...des actes de procedure, avoir donne lieu de croire que l'on etait autorise a agir comme avocat, etc.). (46) [1970] 3 Ail E.R. 1034, [1971] P. 33 (47) Dans Collier v. Hicks (1831), 2 B. & Ad. 663 a la p. 669 : >. (48) Supra note 46 a la p. 1036. Le role anticipe du tiers etait tres circo......
  • The Institutional Framework of Privatised Public Pension Plans: The Case of Former Socialist Economies
    • United Kingdom
    • European Journal of Social Security No. 3-4, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...Paris, 1992).9ALTMAN,supra FN8;DAVIS,supra FN5, p. 9110 M.OLSON,The LogicofCollective Action, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press,1971), pp. 33-36.IIIbid., p. 28.EUROPEANJOURNALOFSOCIALSECURITY 336ment is responsible for ensuring the appropriateness of fund management. Evenifthere is some ......
  • Andreas von Hirsch, Deserved Criminal Sentences: An Overview, London: Bloomsbury, 2017, 165 pp, hb £50.00.
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 82-6, November 2019
    • 1 November 2019
    ...provide legal advice. More widely discussed are ‘McKenziefriends’, named after the Court of Appeal’s landmark ruling in McKenzie vMcKenzie [1971] P 33. McKenzie friends may be permitted by the court toassist an LIP with moral support, taking notes and giving advice. Those withrecognised leg......
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