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How long has this money been owed to you for?
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Legally, you are not required to use a solicitor and can pursue the claim yourself, without the need to be legally represented. Of course, having a solicitor help your case can be beneficial, especially if there are some more technical aspects to the claim. However, if it is simply a case of money being owed and you can evidence why it is owed, then t does not sound like a very technically challenging claim and it should be something you pursue yourself and perhaps get ad-hoc legal advice as and when needed.
The main issue with using a solicitor is costs. They are not cheap and these costs will eat into any amount you potentially recover. Also remember that there is never a guarantee that you will win the claim and if you were to lose, you will still be liable for the solicitor’s costs. There is an option to find a no win no fee lawyer but that depends on how strong they believe your case is.
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