Claimant

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Claimant, another word for Plaintiff

Note

In the UK legal system, the term claimant has superseded plaintiff as the official term for a person bringing a claim. This change was introduced by the Woolf reforms of the late 1990s, and is designed to make court terminology simpler for lay parties to follow. The reforms also abolished the term writ in favour of claim form.

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