The defendant and statements of case

The defendant and statements of case guidance:

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering service out of the jurisdiction. For...

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Reasons for additions and substitutions under Part 19 of the CPR A party may need to be added or substituted for a variety of reasons, including: • a party is likely to...

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This Practice Note sets out when CPR 14, which deals with admissions, will and will not apply. It looks at when admissions can be made following proceedings being issued,...

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This Practice Note looks at the different provisions which apply when admitting the whole or part of a claim for a specified amount: when and how to admit, the...

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This Practice Note looks at the different provisions which apply in unspecified money claims when the defendant admits liability and either does not offer to pay or...

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Action following service of a claim After particulars of claim are served on a defendant, the defendant can: • file or serve an admission for all or part of the claim •...

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This Practice Note is a useful guide when considering whether you can amend a claim form, amend a defence or amend a different form of statement off case. The Practice...

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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of case—introduction and Amending a statement of case—permission to...

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This Practice Note is a introduction to amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of...

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This Practice Note explains how practitioners should go about effecting amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be read in conjunction with Practice...

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This Practice Note explains when you will need the court’s permission to amend a statement of case (pleadings) and describes the process of applying for permission. This...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to determine a...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND...

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What is 'discontinuance'? Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end. A claimant has a right to...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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Before making an application Determine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period expiring to ensure...

Precedents

Introduction Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (Word) PDF Format. The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC. Relevant precedents...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence. For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice Note: Drafting the defence. For guidance...

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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of case—introduction, Amending a statement of case—permission to amend...

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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of case and Late amendments to statements of case—the court's approach....

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This Practice Note considers late and very late applications to amend statements of case pursuant to CPR 17 and the court's approach to such applications. It should be...

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[Date] [Insert claimant’s solicitors‘ name, reference and address] Dear [insert organisation name] [Insert name of claimant] v [insert name of defendant]—Claim No.:...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering multiple defendants in cross border...

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Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify division] [Specify...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you need to provide when...

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[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]] [Specify division] [Specify specialist court] [Insert...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering cross border issues, including jurisdiction...

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