- October 26, 2017
When is an affidavit not an affidavit? Why strict compliance with CPR 32 and its Practice Direction may not be absolutely essential
Late in 2016, Nugee J delivered an important, though largely unnoticed, judgment on the precise meaning of the term “affidavit” in the context of civil litigation in England and Wales. The decision, Haederle v Thomas, resulted from one of a series of interlocutory skirmishes in a long-running committal application.