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Witness Statements – sticking to the facts

Changes have been made to the rules governing witness statements over the past 12 months. These changes aim to make the process of preparing witness evidence more open and to ensure that the witness statement is a personal account of…

Tenant protections extended and expanded

Eleventh hour extension to the stay on possession claims In a move which surprised many, the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 5) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 were laid before Parliament on 24 August 2020. They amend Civil Procedure Rule (“CPR”) 55.29(1) from 22 August…