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)
WARNING: Note that the official court forms have not yet been updated to reflect changes to the statement of truth which came into effect on 6 April 2020. Revised forms are due to be released in October 2020 and these will also include further changes to the statement of truth brought about by the 122nd Practice Direction update which come into force on 1 October. For guidance, see Practice Note: Statements of truth—Form of statement of truth.
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
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