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Business Commercial disputes – settlement pressures

In complex cases (many examples such as cases against directors or Banks) the Statements of Claim and the Affidavits that are supposed to “tell the story” prove to be quite irrelevant and inadequate, often requiring amendment or re-statement close to Hearing when new claims are also often introduced (much to the annoyance of Courts) often leading to adjournments and delays, and Judges are not uncommonly disposed to dismiss claims (or parts) and defences and requires the parties to go away to discuss settlement.