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Case law update: defective witness statements

The recent judgment in Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc [2014] EWHC 273 (QB) offers a reminder of the Court’s power to prevent the use of defective witness statements. The requirements which witness evidence must meet are set out in Part 32 of the Civil Procedure Rules and the accompanying Practice Direction (although, as set out below, the Court has a discretion to…