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Amendments to a statement of truth (Kimathi and others v Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Amendments to a statement of truth (Kimathi and others v Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Published on: 05 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: What approach have the courts taken to amendments to particulars of claims served in group litigation actions? Pia Dutton, barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, comments on the recent case of Kimathi v FCO and says while helpful in illuminating the practical approach to amendments of statements of case, practitioners should be wary of reading the judgment as an indication that where an amendment is likely to be permitted verification by signature on the statement of truth is no longer necessary. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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