The following Dispute Resolution precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC.
Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF)
For other relevant Precedents, see:
Witness statement in support of application for pre-action disclosure
Order for pre-action disclosure
For other disclosure application precedents in the Commercial Court, see:
Application notice for specific disclosure—Commercial Court
Application notice for disclosure against a non-party—Commercial Court
These drafting notes are to be used in conjunction with Form N244CC and are not designed for use with Form N244. If you are not making an application in the Commercial Court you need to use Form N244. For Form N244 and the associated drafting note, see Precedent: Application notice for pre-action disclosure.
Section F of the Commercial Court Guide (the Guide) provides general guidance in respect of applications in the Commercial Court. Guidance on matters relating to disclosure is set out in Section E of the Guide.
If you have good grounds to request that the application is expedited, section F3 of the Guide requires the applicant to make a request for an expedited application to the Commercial Court Listing Office on notice to all other parties. This should be done by way of the application notice together with a covering letter.
There is no requirement to indicate in the application notice who should hear the application. However, in the Commercial Court, the parties can apply
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