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Hello. I am Ed, a Solicitor qualified in England & Wales with over a decade’s experience in the legal profession advising clients.
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You as Defendant must make an Application under Part 3 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (“CPR”) using Form N244 and request a Hearing before a District Judge with an estimated hearing length of no more than one hour for Default Judgment to be Set Aside under Part 13 CPR: https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/rules/part13.
However, for such an Application to succeed, the Defendant must convince the Court of the following criteria set out in Part 13.3 CPR:
1. The defendant has a real prospect of successfully defending the claim, or there is some other good reason why the judgment should be set aside, or the defendant should be allowed to defend the claim; and
2. The application has been made promptly.
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