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How to instruct Us

Simply send an email to and include copies of the relevant documents including copy pleadings, relevant disclosure such as the letter of claim, any denial and the accident report form.

Please include the client 's name, email address and contact number. We will then contact the client, draft a statement and return it within 14 days.

Terms of Business

Draft a statement is a trading name of Lakes Law Limited company number 14932618. All work will be performed by Lakes Law Limited. By instructing us you agree that a fixed fee is payable for the work and our payments terms are strictly 30 days from the date of invoice, unless deferred payment terms on multi track work have been agreed. Caroline Mckie is the sole director of Lakes Law Limited whose trading address is Room 8 Redhills House Penrith, CA11 0DT. 



Welcome to Draft a Statement- why instruct us? 


Experienced  Solicitor to draft your client's witness statement (now non practicing)

  1. Caroline  Mckie is an experienced non practising Solicitor with experience of  fast track and multi track personal injury, credit hire litigation  and housing disrepair cases. 

  2. Caroline has worked for both claimant and defendant firms including Keoghs, Clyde and Co ands a number of claimant firms. 

  3. Statements are not outsourced to inexperienced Junior Staff. 

  4. Caroline is a sympathetic and understanding person who can engage with the  client and ask the correct questions so the client can provide the best possible evidence in their own words. 


Fixed Fees on Fast Track and Small Claims

All work is conducted on a fixed fee on fixed costs cases.

All work is returned with an attendance note to aid recovery from the other side upon completion. 

Deferred payment options on serious injury cases or multi track cases until case conclusion. Please contact us to for details on serious injury cases.


The Way We Work

  1. All statements are CPR compliant.

  2. All statements are drafted in detail and cover liability, causation and quantum. 

  3. Save fee earner time by out sourcing a statement on a fixed fee. 

  4. Urgent work can be accommodated. 

  5. All statement turned around in 14 days on standard work. 

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