It’s not compulsory to have a lawyer but you can if you wish. In most claims at the Weathertight Homes Tribunal, one or more parties will have a lawyer or representative.
If you are a claimant representing yourself, it’s important you find out how to file a claim
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The role of the Weathertight Homes Tribunal is to independently and fairly determine liability for leaky homes in accordance with the facts, regardless of whether a party is legally represented or not. The tribunal will do all it can to ensure self-represented parties are not disadvantaged.
The Weathertight Homes Tribunal can’t refer you to a lawyer.
Our team of case managers can take you through the process and explain what is required at each stage. If you have any questions, contact us.