|Suing: What You Need to Know as a Business|
|Is It Worth It?|
|Which Court Track?|
If you know the general procedures, it is not normally necessary to appoint a solicitor for small claims track case – the process is intended to be used directly by members of the public, and you can save significantly on costs by going without a lawyer.
For more complex or higher-value cases, a solicitor is almost always worth the expense. Even if the facts seem straightforward at first, unforeseen issues might arise (such as a counterclaim), which you will need legal advice to deal with.