particulars of claim


particulars of claim
Formerly known as a statement of claim. Under the Civil Procedure Rules, a document setting out the case of the claimant and specifying the facts relied upon. The particulars of claim are either contained in the claim form or served on the defendant with the claim form (or within a specified period).
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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