How is Practice Direction 57AC bedding down: reform or revolution?

Six months in, and we now have guidance as to the approach the Commercial Court and the TCC will take to the new CPR PD 57AC.  In this article we will look at the answers to the questions addressed so far:

  • What is the purpose of PD 57AC?
  • What documents should be listed under PD 57AC paragraph 3.2?
  • What do you do if you want to use a third party to take a witness statement under PD 57AC?
  • When and how should you raise concerns about the other party's compliance with PD 31.2 and PD 57AC?
You can read the full post on our Commercial, Contraction & International Arbitration Blog here.