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CFI 021/2012 – Case Management Order

CFI 021/2012 – Case Management Order

March 19, 2013


Claim No: CFI 021/2012







UPON the parties having breached Orders 1, 2 & 3 of H.E. Justice Omar Al Muhairi’s Case Management Order, dated 10 January 2013

UPON REVIEWING the relevant documents in the case file

AND UPON HEARING the parties at a Directions hearing held on 19 March 2013


1. Standard production of documents to be made by each party on or before 4pm on 26 March 2013. [RDC 2011 Rule 28.6]


2. Parties to file and serve any Request to Produce1 on or before 4pm on 2 April 2013. [RDC 28.13]


3. Objections to Requests to Produce (if any) shall be filed and served by 4pm on 9 April 2013. [RDC 28.16]


4. Where objections to any Requests to Produce2 have been made, the Court will determine those objections and will make any disclosure order within the following 7 days. [RDC 28.20]


5. The parties shall comply with the terms of any disclosure order within 7 days thereafter and in any event not later than 4pm on 23 April 2013. [RDC 28.22]


6. Signed Statements of Witnesses of fact, and hearsay notices where required by [RDC 29.2 and 29.103 to 29.105 inclusive] to be filed and exchanged by 4pm on 21 May 2013.


7. A Progress Monitoring Meeting is fixed before the Registrar at 10am on 17 June 2013.


8. Agreed trial bundles to be completed in accordance with Part 35 of the RDC and lodged by not later than 2 weeks before trial [RDC 35.33].


9. A single reading list approved by all parties’ legal representatives for trial to be lodged with the Registry not later than 2 days before fixed trial date, together with an estimate of time required for reading. [RDC 35.50].


10. Skeleton Arguments and Written Opening Statements to be served on all other parties and lodged with the Court — two days before the start of trial for the Claimant and one day before the start of trial for the Defendant. [RDC 35.61]


11. Parties to prepare a Chronology of significant events cross-referenced to significant documents, pleadings and witness statements to be agreed, insofar as possible, and to be filed 1 week before trial. [RDC 35.63].


12. The trial of this matter is fixed for four days, commencing at 10am on 18 August 2013.


13. Costs in the Case.


14. Liberty to apply.


Issued by:
Mark Beer
Date of issue: 19 March 2013
At: 5 pm


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