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Tactics for dealing with small claims and litigants in person

Who should attend

This training session is aimed at those working in the education sector. In house legal teams, contract managers, anyone responsible for handling claims within the institution.


For any institution, litigation will come in many shapes and sizes. The value of claims can vary immensely and threats of court proceedings from litigants in person can be a common occurrence. Aside from all the usual strategic and tactical issues involved in effectively handling these sorts of claims, defending small claims brings with it specific additional considerations. So too those brought by an individual.

In this session we’ll discuss some of the challenges and pitfalls. We’ll look at the specific rules relating to small claims and how they can best be navigated. We will review the approach the courts can take to litigant in person cases and discuss how to manage the legal and reputational risks effectively.

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