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What is the pre-action protocol?

The protocol is a code of good practice that must be followed by all parties prior to starting court action. The aim of the protocol is to try and allow the parties to resolve the dispute without court action, to ensure that all parties understand the issues in the dispute and to avoid unnecessary expenses.

What is a Small Claim track?

If your claim is worth £10,000 or less then it will be allocated to the small claims track of your local county court.

The procedure of the small claims court is designed to enable parties to represent themselves. You can still ask a lawyer to assist you, but you will not be able to recover any of your legal fees from your opponent even if you win your claim.

Increase in Negligence Claims against Law Firms

The number of negligence claims being brought against law firms has risen dramatically over the past few years. This trend is likely to continue as the effects Government cuts to legal aid, recent massive rises in court fees and increasing limitations on the recovery of legal costs bite further.

Claims Against Retailers: Launch of Retail Ombudsman Service

As a firm of solicitors dealing with the resolution of disputes, we are often asked for advice by consumers about problems with faulty goods.

Claim against a law firm

If you been involved in litigation but not informed about your litigation funding options, then you may have a Claim against a law firm.