As managing partner of a law firm you would expect me to say that the concept of do it yourself law is as absurd as that of DIY heart surgery. Nevertheless, we are increasingly seeing litigants in person attempting to navigate the justice system's labyrinthine corridors.
Everyone should have the ability to understand and to access the law. The legal system of England and Wales takes pride in the quality of its judiciary and seeks to ensure that everyone is equal before the courts.
As we approach potentially the largest general strike in decades on 30 November, those who support unionised workers will face off against a government so myopic in pursuit of deficit reduction that it has lost sight of its obligations.