The following Dispute Resolution precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Filed on behalf of the Defendant
Witness statement of [insert name]
Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness statement in relation to the witness]
Exhibit numbers: [insert number] to [insert number]
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 specialist court]
[Insert location] DISTRICT REGISTRY
THE COUNTY COURT AT [insert location]
[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS LIST
[insert name] Claimant
[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:
I am a solicitor in the firm of [insert name of firm] and I act on behalf of the defendant in this action. I am duly authorised to make this application on [his OR her OR its] behalf.
I make this witness statement in support of the defendant's application for permission to make an additional claim against a third party,
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