Are McKenzie Friends regulated? 

Are McKenzie Friends regulated? The activities of McKenzie Friends are not controlled. Anyone can call themselves a McKenzie Friend. Some McKenzie Friends have professional qualifications in law or in other subjects.

The activities of McKenzie Friends are not controlled. Anyone can call themselves a McKenzie Friend. Some McKenzie Friends have professional qualifications in law or in other subjects. Others do not.

Some fee-charging McKenzie Friends are members of a professional institution. For example, the Society of Professional McKenzie Friends was set up as a voluntary self-regulatory body to help protect consumers and courts. Its members must be insured, have qualifications and comply with court rules and good practice.

There is also the McKenzie Friend Organisation, its members have agreed to follow the Practice Direction for McKenzie Friends and the Organisation has its own formal complaints procedure.

All members of CILEx must follow the CILEx Code and are regulated as individuals by CILEx Regulation.

https://www.legalchoices.org.uk/types-of-lawyers/other-lawyers/mckenzie-friends

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