Nov 29, 2021
Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon, Liz Hong and Nikita Mathew were published in Advocacy Matters
Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon, Liz Hong and Nikita Mathew had an article titled, "Facebook Notification: You’ve been served!" in the Advocacy Matters newsletter which is published by The Advocates’ Society.
Social media platforms: Not only a medium for sharing pictures or circulating humorous memes, but also a method of serving documents in civil litigation proceedings?
Earlier this year, we acted in the case of Braet v Ramputh as counsel for one of the Defendants.1 Our client sought to defend the action, as well as to commence a Crossclaim against another Defendant. However, the Defendant against whom we sought to commence a Crossclaim had not delivered a Notice of Intent to Defend, or a Statement of Defence, bringing the Defendant within Rule 28.04(2) of the Rules of Civil Procedure. Under this Rule, the Defendant shall be served with the Statement of Defence and Crossclaim personally, or by an alternative to personal service.
Read the full article in the Fall issue of Advocacy Matters.