The following Dispute Resolution precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Claim No. [insert claim number]
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]]
[Specify specialist court]
[Insert location] DISTRICT REGISTRY
THE COUNTY COURT AT [insert location]
[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS LIST]]
[insert name] Claimant
[insert name] Defendant
DEFENCE AND COUNTERCLAIM
All references in this Defence to paragraph numbers are references to the [Amended] Particulars of Claim dated [insert date] unless otherwise stated. The Defendant adopts the abbreviations used in the Particulars of Claim.
The Claimant’s case is based on [insert cause of action]. On the Claimant’s stated case that cause of action was complete on [insert date] when [insert facts that constitute the complete cause of action]. Pursuant to section [x] of the Limitation Act 1980 limitation started to run from [insert date] and expired on [insert date].
This claim was not issued until [insert date] and the Defendant will therefore state that the Claimant’s claim is statute-barred. The remainder of this Defence is pleaded without prejudice to this primary cont
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