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Sorry just realised that my initial query was incorrect and was aimed at another customer. Can you please let me know what you are suing him for?
it is entirely up to you whether you discuss any settlement with this person and you are not legally obliged to do so. However, it may be in your best interest to do so as you essentially have nothing to lose and there may be an opportunity to settle this matter without having to go through a formal court hearing. It does not mean that you have to place the current claim on hold and you can still proceed with it but if you meet and agree a settlement you can always withdraw it at a later stage. Just make sure that you do not miss any deadlines with the case as a result of this and continue with the claim as normal - any negotiations will take place on the side
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