Witness statement in support of application for security for costs

The following Dispute Resolution precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Witness statement in support of application for security for costs

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering security for costs. For guidance, see: Cross border considerations—checklist—Brexit—impact on CPR.

Filed on behalf of the defendant

Witness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]

Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness statement in relation to the witness]

Exhibit details: [insert initials and number of each exhibit referred to]

Date on which the statement was made: [insert date]

[Date of translation: [insert date]]

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]        Claimant

  1. and

  1. [insert name]        Defendant

_______________________________________

[NUMBER OF WITNESS STATEMENT EG FIRST witness statement of

[insert name of witness]

On behalf of the 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]. I am duly authorised to make this witness statement on behalf of the defendant.

    1. 2

      I make this witnes

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