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Litigant in person can be ordered to pay costs

November 21, 2016


 A litigant in person (someone representing themselves) should not be held to the standards of a lawyer.  However, in this recent case, this does not mean that they get a free pass when it comes to the risk of being ordered to pay costs.


A total of three Employment Judges told her that her claims were not adequately particularised.  Despite a number of earlier hearings at which detailed particulars were sought, her continued inability to provide proper particulars amounted to unreasonable conduct which justified a costs award against her.   The Judge specifically considered whether her inability to particularise her case was caused by stress, anxiety or illness, and decided it  was not.

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