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Claim for £3,000 – in the High Court?

December 2021/January 2022 | Procedure

A HC case opens thus: ‘On 15 March 2021, the Clamant issued a Part 7 Claim Form in the High Court seeking damages limited to £3,000. The endorsement on the Claim Form states that she is claiming: “(Including aggravated damages), damages for Misuse of Private Information, Breach of Confidence and Negligence, together with damages for …

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Doorbell CCTV – nuisance

November 2021 | Procedure

A recent CC case has hit the headlines in which the use of several security cameras and lights at a residential property led to claims of harassment, nuisance and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018. The defendant had mounted a floodlight and sensor, a video and audio surveillance camera with a motion sensitive spotlight, …

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BPC – witness statements

November 2021 | Procedure

We reported in our April 2021 edition (p25) on the changes regarding witness statements used in the BPC from 6 April 2021. One of the first cases to consider the interpretation and requirements of Practice Direction 57AC, concerning trial witness statements in the BPC, has come to the HC. The case involved a contract dispute …

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