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Suing: What You Need to Know as a Business

Are there any situations where I don’t need a lawyer to sue?

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.

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