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date: 07 July 2020

counterclaim in 224......... n. 

Source:
A Dictionary of Law
Author(s):
Jonathan LawJonathan Law

In civil proceedings, a claim brought by a defendant in response to the claimant’s claim, which is included in the same proceedings as the claimant’s claim. A counterclaim asserts an independent cause of action but is not also a defence to the claim made in the action by the claimant. It is an example of a ... ...

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