A Litigant in Person is someone who is bringing a claim on their own behalf i.e., without a lawyer. Although this is not advisable, some claimants do not have the means to instruct a lawyer.

Small Claims Portal offers further information on acting as a Litigant in Person here: https://www.smallclaimsportal.com/help/109-do-you-need-a-lawyer-for-the-small-claims-court

Citizens’ Advice also has some useful information for when you are acting as a Litigant in Person: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/law-and-courts/legal-system/going-to-court-without-a-solicitor-or-barrister/


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