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Claim No.:HQ [insert claim number]
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS LIST
[Insert full name of claimant/first claimant]
[[Insert full name of second claimant]] [Claimant OR Claimants]
[Insert full name of defendant] Defendant
The [Claimant joins OR Claimants join] issue with the Defendant on his Defence save for the admissions it contains and those averments therein which are expressly admitted below. Paragraph references are to the Defence.
The [Claimant denies OR Claimants deny OR that the words complained of in the meanings set out at paragraph 8.1 of the Defence are true. Without limitation to the generality of this denial as to the particulars of truth advanced to support those imputations, the [Claimant pleads OR Claimants plead] as follows:
[set out the claimant’s/claimants’ response to the Particulars of Truth set out by the defendant in his defence, admitting or denying as appropriate].
It is denied that the words complained of were honest expressions of opinion as alleged at paragraph 9 of the Defence:
[The Article did not convey the opinion set out at paragraph 9 of the Defence and is not capable of conveying that opinion.]
[The words set out at paragraph 9 of the Defence are not a statement of opinion but a statement of fact.]
[The Article did not indicate in general or specific
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