The Applications List hears applications for brief proceedings such as changes of names or requests to extend the time allowed for a claim.
The Applications List mainly includes short or preliminary applications that may precede more complex matters.
Common applications include changes of name, requests for extensions of time to launch a claim under the Limitation of Actions Act 1958 and preliminary or non-party discovery .
The Applications List of the Common Law Division is established under Order 34A.04(1)(d) of the County Court Civil Procedure Rules 2018.
Practice notes guide the operation and management of matters within the Common Law Division.
See the Directions group guidelines 2016 for consent orders and directions group guidelines and orders.
The Judge in charge of the Applications List also manages all circuit proceedings for this list.
Any enquiries about the operation of the Applications List should be directed to the judge’s associate in charge of the list.