Service – Case Update

Barton v Wright Hassall [2018] UKSC

The Claimant, acting as litigant in person, had served a claim form upon the Defendant via email when that method of service was not accepted by the Defendant.  It was made clear by Lord Sumption, on a majority vote of three to two, that there is no special category for litigants in person and they should not be treated differently in the application of the CPR.

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