Meaning of “statement of claim” in the English Dictionary

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"statement of claim" in Business English

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statement of claimnoun [ C ]

uk us 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)