]it was scheduled for a 15 minute hearing.
Opposing solicitor asks me to agree to a 2 hour slot, which I do not agree.
Court amends hearing to 1hr 45 mins after the application, then I get 100 pages of witness statements and costs
Sorry for the delay. it just says "Relevant paperwork or fees should be filed at the County Court ..."
There are no directions.
Defendant - asking for the original judgement to be removed ...
I am looking that without Directions, Standard Procedure should apply?
(For use where the district judge specifies no other directions)
THE COURT DIRECTS:
1 Each party must deliver to every other party and to the court office copies of all documents on which he intends to rely at the hearing no later than [ ] [14 days before the hearing]. (These should include the letter making the claim and the reply.)
2 The original documents must be brought to the hearing.
3 [Notice of hearing date and time allowed.]
4 The parties are encouraged to contact each other with a view to trying to settle the case or narrow the issues. However the court must be informed immediately if the case is settled by agreement before the hearing date.
5 No party may rely at the hearing on any report from an expert unless express permission has been granted by the court beforehand. Anyone wishing to rely on an expert must write to the court immediately on receipt of this Order and seek permission, giving an explanation why the assistance of an expert is necessary.
NOTE: Failure to comply with the directions may result in the case being adjourned and in the party at fault having to pay costs. The parties are encouraged always to try to settle the case by negotiating with each other. The court must be informed immediately if the case is settled before the hearing.