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LiP hit with £10,000 costs over ‘disturbing’ emails to trainee solicitor

25th January 2024

Law Gazette

A litigant in person in a divorce case has been penalised with £10,000 costs for directing ’threatening’ emails to his wife’s solicitor’s trainee.

Deputy District Judge Mark Harrop said it was a ‘particularly disturbing’ aspect of proceedings that the husband in KA v LE repeatedly targeted the most junior lawyer for communications.

The judge said that the husband wrote to the court about his positive interactions’ with the trainee and on numerous occasions proposed to her that the two of them meet to discuss the case or just ‘chew the fat’.

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