I thought I heard that there had been recommendations to drop all the jargon in courts for Litigants in Person, particularly in Small Claims? I wonder then why a DJ recently allowed Ms Wilkinson, Barrister, to talk about Quantums and heads of claim in the small claims court. Might as well have the done the whole thing in Latin as far as the LIP is concerned !
And, since when have barristers starting trying to get legal costs in small claims on spurious grounds that IF a case had been taken as a private suit (?) under contract law they would be allowed it blah blah blah - taking the ****