Queen's proctor


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Queen's proctor

a solicitor representing the Crown who may intervene in English divorce proceedings. Generally, his interference is on the basis of new information received and occurs at the stage between decree nisi and absolute.
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It appears that the reason why you consider the Queen's Proctor should show cause against a decree nisi is because the princess is being required to relinquish her title as part of the agreed terms of settlement.
The Queen's Proctor has accordingly decided that there are no grounds for intervention.
Now the Mirror has written to the Queen's Proctor - who represents the Crown in matrimonial matters - urging him to intervene in the royal divorce proceedings and make Diana Her Royal Highness again.
We have asked the Queen's Proctor Michael Saunders to appoint top barristers to argue the vital issue of Diana's title in court.