Who we are

At the PSU, we are passionate about helping people who would otherwise be alone in court.

We are made up of 40 staff members and over 700 dedicated volunteers, with offices across England and Wales.


  • Chair – Peter Crisp
  • Vice-Chairman – Lucas Wilson
  • Elisabeth Davies
  • Caroline Field
  • Peter Handcock
  • Angela Camber
  • Lis Long
  • Greville Waterman
  • David Wilkin

Founder and Life President

  • Diana Copisarow OBE


  • The Rt Hon Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division

Leadership Team

Other roles

  • Systems and Information Manager – Karen Sng-Sugden


  • The Rt Hon the Lord Woolf
  • The Rt Hon Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, KG, PC
  • The Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony
  • The Rt Hon the Lady Butler-Sloss, GBE, PC
  • The Rt Hon the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • The Rt Hon the Lord Judge
  • The Lord Dyson, PC
  • The Rt Hon the Lord Thomas, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Royal Court of Justice Liaison Judge

  • The Rt Hon Sir Rupert Jackson

Litigant in Person Support Strategy

The PSU is a partner of the Litigant in Person Support Strategy. More information can be found on the LiPSS website.