Anti-suit injunction in support of arbitration—supporting witness statement
Anti-suit injunction in support of arbitration—supporting witness statement

The following Arbitration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Anti-suit injunction in support of arbitration—supporting witness statement
  • Witness statement of [insert witness name]

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Claimant

[Insert witness name]

First

[Insert exhibit reference]

[Insert date]

Claim No: [Insert details]

In the high court of justice

business and property courts of england and wales

Commercial court (QBD)

OR

Claim No: [Insert details]

In the high court of justice

business and property courts in [insert location]

[specify division]

[specify specialist court]

In the matter of the arbitration act 1996

And in an arbitration claim

Between:

  1. 1

    [Claimant’s name]

  2. Claimant

and

  1. 2

    [Defendant’s name]

  2. Defendant

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 statement is presented in English but where, notwithstanding signature of the statement, the witness cannot speak English and the statement is not necessarily ‘in their own words’. CPR PD 22 will also require a statement of truth to be