Letter of claim—negligent misrepresentation
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  • Letter of claim—negligent misrepresentation

Letter of claim—negligent misrepresentation

[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]

FAO [insert name of addressee]

[ADDRESS LINE 1]

[ADDRESS LINE 2]

[POSTCODE]

[DATE]

Dear [insert organisation name]

[PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND [PROSPECTIVE DEFENDANT’S NAME]

LETTER OF CLAIM

We act for [insert name of claimant]. The purpose of this letter is to provide formal notice to your client of a claim for damages in connection with your client’s negligent misrepresentation, as detailed below.

This is our client’s letter of claim sent in accordance with the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols of the Civil Procedure Rules (the ‘Practice Direction’), a copy of which is enclosed for your ease of reference. We draw your attention to the final section of this letter which sets out the deadline by which your response is required, and the consequences of failing to respond properly within that time.

We set out below details of our claim against you, and enclose copies of the key documentation which we consider to be central to that claim.

[We have also included requests for specific documents that are, or ought to be, in your possession, custody and control, as detailed below.]

[Your client should notify their insurer of this claim immediately. We would be grateful if you could kindly confirm the identity of your client’s insurer by return.]

    1. 1

      Overview and basis of claim

      1. 1.1

        As you are aware, we act for [insert claimant’s name].

      1. 1.2

        We are instructed that

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