28 Feb 2022

Witness Statements: What's new in 2022?

PD57AC has been in force for over 9 months.

The courts have given guidance in a number of cases including:

  • Mad Atelier International BV v Mr Axel Manes[2021] EWHC 1899 (Comm)
  • Mansion Place Ltd v Fox Industrial Services Ltd [2021] EWHC 2747 (TCC)
  • Blue Manchester Ltd v Bug-Alu Technic GmbH [2021] EWHC 3095 (TCC)
  • The Sky's the Limit Transformations Ltd v Mirza [2022] EWHC 29 (TCC)
  • Prime London Holdings 11 Ltd v Thurloe Lodge Ltd [2022] EWHC 79

Parties and their counsel, arbitrators and adjudicators are alive to the underlying issues.


Marion Smith QC, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating and Philippe Kuhn will present a highly practical webinar to look at the emerging trends, attempt to forecast the future and answer the following questions:

  • Have there been changes to the Practice Direction?
  • What is now acceptable in witness statements?
  • What should the List of Documents contain?
  • What is being struck out in witness statements?
  • How and when should issues about witness statements be raised?
  • When and what sanctions are being imposed? Has the law changed?






To view the Q&A session click HERE

To view the handout click HERE



PLEASE NOTE: These webinars are hosted by Zoom. Please visit the Zoom website for their Terms & Conditions.