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One of our clients had a letter from their local County Court:
“The hearing will be on 28th October”.
Shortly after receiving that letter, the Judge wrote giving instructions in relation to how each party had to deal with the appointment of an expert witness, the effect of which was: To give three deadlines – all of which came AFTER the 28th October, the last of which being 2nd December.
The court was written to, pointing out their obvious error.
The Judge agreed and wrote back saying that the hearing will take place the first available date after the 2nd December which seems sensible.
Now the court have written again to advise of when that hearing will take place… 20th Novembe