Factual evidence

Factual evidence guidance:

When to use an affidavit Affidavits are a means of adducing sworn, written evidence. In certain circumstances, affidavits are required but in general witness statements...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at the protection of the identity or anonymisation of a party or a witness in civil litigation proceedings under CPR 39.2(4). It considers when...

Practice Note

This practice note examines what a certified copy is, when a certified copy is required, who can certify a document and what format the certification should take, use of...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

In this Practice Note, we address the courts’ power to manage evidence under CPR 32.1 and, in relation to witness evidence specifically, under CPR 32.2(3). We also look...

Practice Note

In this Practice Note, we identify difficulties which may arise when interviewing or ‘proofing’ witnesses and what approach to take in light of CPR requirements and case...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering data protection and GDPR. For guidance, see:...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

This Practice Note focuses on exhibits to factual witness statements and affidavits. It explains what an exhibit is and sets out practical considerations to take into...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with Giles Wheeler of Fountain Court Chambers Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for...

Precedents

What is a notice to admit facts? Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice is to save time, and importantly, costs,...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with: • Witnesses—interviewing which covers, among other things, interviewing another party's witness and a witness' duty...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see: Cross border...

Practice Note

This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as well as special...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

This Practice Note summarises some of the legal and practical issues associated with the use of survey evidence and witness evidence in trade mark and passing off cases...

Practice Note

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...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to protect confidential...

Practice Note

This Practice Note covers how information contained in a document or statement made by or on behalf of a person, can be relied on where there is a requirement to validate...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the SRA’s regulatory reforms which are in force from 25 November 2019. For further guidance, see: SRA reforms...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Code of conduct requirements A solicitor's relationship with witnesses has to be handled carefully....

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a factual witness is allowed to give oral evidence at trial and the...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: Note: this Practice Note only gives guidance on the provisions implemented in April 2013. It does not provide guidance on any subsequent procedural amendments...

Practice Note

This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Witness evidence—giving evidence at trial, Trials—overview and Preparing for trial. You should also...

Practice Note

Serving witness statements If you wish to rely on witness evidence, it must be set out in a witness statement, which must be served within the time specified by the court...

Practice Note

Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general position On occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in a similar way to that...

Practice Note
Trending Topics
In-House COVID-19