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Supreme Court: no indulgence for litigants in person
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Mr Barton is a seasoned litigator. He first sued, and eventually settled with, lawyers who had dealt with financial relief proceedings for him. The defendants in the later Barton v Wright Hassall LLP
 UKSC 12 acted for him in his claim against those original lawyers after Wright Hassall (WH) had come of the court record in a dispute over fees. WH sued him for their fees and obtained a summary judgment. Mr Barton, acting in person (a litigant in person (LiP)) claimed against WH in professional negligence.
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