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The cost of dealing with a litigant in person (Spencer v Paul Jones Financial Services)

The cost of dealing with a litigant in person (Spencer v Paul Jones Financial Services)
Published on: 23 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Rebecca Calland, Senior Associate at Walker Morris LLP considers a recent decision of the Senior Courts Costs Office authorising the hourly rate of £150 for a litigant in person. This is to be viewed against the background of CPR PD 46, para 3.4 which limits the hourly rate which can be claimed by a litigant in person to £19 per hour unless they can prove financial loss. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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