Rebecca Taylor – Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team – asks: Do you have to follow the civil procedure rules as a litigant in person?
The answer is yes. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) apply to all parties – including litigants in person. By way of an example, the Supreme Court has held that there is a very high threshold to excuse claimants (including litigants in person) from the strict rules for service of legal proceedings. The claimant, acting in... Read the rest of this entry →