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PI Practitioner, October 2019

16/10/19. Each issue a particular topic is highlighted, citing some of the useful cases and other materials in that area. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Miles Baynton-Williams v Ashley Mark Baynton-Williams [2019] EWHC 2179 (Ch)

This case is a reminder to consider carefully the effect of witness statements, as well as identifying the source for any matters of information and belief that they contain, consistent with Practice Direction 32.18.2. Here, a solicitor was found to have misled the court through a witness statement which indicated that no evidence had been filed on behalf of the Defendant.

The Claimant and the Defendant, who were brothers, were made administrators of their mother's estate when she died intestate. A claim was...

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