The defendant and statements of case

The defendant and statements of case guidance:

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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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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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If the case is proceedings in the Capped Costs List or the defendant would like it to proceed in that list, this Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice...

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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 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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This Practice Note looks at issues arising when multiple defendants (or co-defendants) are involved in proceedings. It covers single lawyers representing all defendants,...

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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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This Practice Note considers how to respond to a letter of claim in misuse of private information (a privacy claim). It covers: • initial considerations on receipt of a...

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This Practice Note considers how to respond to a compensation claim under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, (GDPR) and the Data Protection...

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References to the Guide are to the Commercial Court Guide. This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: • Claim form—the contents, Drafting the...

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Documents that must be verified by a statement of truth A statement of truth must be included in a number of different documents. The deponent is required to verify that...

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