Practice Direction 57AC: having tackled disclosure, the Business and Property Courts’ attention turns to trial witness statements

For those involved in the giving or preparation of trial witness statements in cases proceeding in the BPC, new rules expected to apply to statements signed on or after 6 April 2021, in the form of Practice Direction 57AC (PD) and its accompanying Statement of Best Practice, are a must read before putting pen to paper, or even commencing the proofing process.

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