Does Art 5 entail a right to legal representation when facing prison for contempt of court?

The ECHR has held that the detention of an individual following his breach of a civil contact order, where he had no legal representation, did not violate his rights under Article 5. However, the decision not to provide compensation to the individual following a failure to provide him with a lawyer during domestic proceedings resulted in a violation of Article 6.

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