statement of claim
- statement of claim ˌstatement of ˈclaim noun statements of claim PLURALFORM [countable] LAWa document in which the person bringing a legal action states the facts of a case and the reasons why the accused person should be punished:
• Paragraph four of the statement of claim contains allegations of breach of contract.
* * *statement of claim UK US noun [C] (plural statements of claim)► LAW a document sent to a court of law saying why a person is bringing a legal action against someone and what they want from them: »
He filed a statement of claim in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.a statement of claim for sth »
a statement of claim for unfair dismissal»
According to the statement of claim, the two former directors acted fraudulently.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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