Witness statement in support of application for pre-action disclosure

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  • Witness statement in support of application for pre-action disclosure

Witness statement in support of application for pre-action disclosure

Witness statement of [insert name] of [insert company name]

Filed on behalf of the Applicant/[Intended Claimant OR Intended Defendant]

Number of witness statement: [insert number]

Date: [insert date]

[Date of translation: [insert date]]

Exhibit numbers: [insert number] to [insert number]

Claim No. [insert claim number].

[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR

[Specify division]

[Specify specialist court]

[Insert location] DISTRICT REGISTRY

THE COUNTY COURT AT [insert location]

[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS LIST

Between:

  1. [insert name]        Applicant/[Intended Claimant OR Intended Defendant]

  1. and

  1. [insert name]        Respondent/[Intended Claimant OR Intended Defendant]

_______________________________________

[Insert number] witness statement of

[insert name of witness]

On behalf of the Applicant/[Intended Claimant OR Intended Defendant]

_______________________________________

I, [Insert full name of witness] of [insert address] will say as follows:

    1. 1

      I am [set out position of witness and involvement in the proceedings eg the solicitor instructed on behalf of the defendant in this action]. I am duly authorised to make this application behalf of the applicant/[intended claimant OR intended defendant], [Insert full name of applicant].

    1. 2

      I make this witness statement in support of the applicant’s application for pre-action disclosure.

    1. 3

      [I drafted this witness statement myself and these are my own words. OR This witness statement was prepared on my behalf by [insert name and/or role of person who drafted the document] following discussions [in person OR over the telephone OR

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