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English definition of “statement of claim”

statement of claim

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.
(Definition of statement of claim from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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