Pre-action protocols for court claims
Necessary steps under the pre-action protocols before taking action, and factors to consider before going to court.
Last updated: 18 January 2021
The aim of a pre-action protocol is to ensure that all reasonable steps have been taken to avoid the necessity of litigation.
Procedure to follow before taking court action for disrepair and bad housing conditions, including fitness for habitation.
Procedure to follow before claiming payment of a debt potentially including rent and service charge arrears.
Procedure to follow before challenging the lawfulness of decisions, actions or failure to act of public bodies.