Dispute Resolution

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Our team of experienced lawyers give you the answers you need, in a way that’s easy to digest. You get clear, concise practice notes – with direct links to the relevant judgments and legislation you need. Checklists and flowcharts to guide you through legal or procedural issues. Precedents, with practical explanations and drafting tips, to help you prepare the documents you need in less time.

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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note is concerned with substantive interim injunctions, which are a particular species of injunction granted on a temporary basis ahead...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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9th Nov
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What is a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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9th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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9th Nov
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The default costs certificate procedure is not available in solicitor/client assessments (CPR PD 46, para 6.8).What is a default costs certificate?A...
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9th Nov
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Claims for knowing receipt (sometimes also known as ‘unconscionable receipt’) and for dishonest assistance are sometimes referred to as ‘accessory...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the service provisions in relation to applying for or obtaining a charging order under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73.This Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on claiming interest on judgment debts. For information on claiming interest when issuing a claim, see Practice...
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9th Nov
Precedents
[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Nov
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Instructing an expert•Checklist—letter of instruction to expert•precedent:...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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9th Nov

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering the recognition and enforcement of judgments. For general...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the end of the implementation period, being 31 December 2020. This...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of dealing with the recognition and enforcement of judgments as they will apply between the UK’s departure from...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining the applicable law, also known as governing law, as they will apply between the UK’s departure...
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27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with the enforcement of judgments...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of taking of evidence as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 and the end...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of service as they will apply in the time period between the UK ‘s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 and...
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27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with jurisdiction of disputes...
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27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit will have on the service of...
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27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for transitional arrangements on applicable...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the Guideline Hourly Rates (GHRs). These are hourly rates which it is considered for a solicitor to recover for work done...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining which court has jurisdiction as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules settlement as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 and the end of the...
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27th Jan
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This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various...
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27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects relevant prior to/during the...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 27th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note provides background reading on the key forms and principles of EU law and legislation, examining the impact of Brexit on EU-derived...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner of Head of Legal 27th Jan
Practice notes
Bankruptcy in England and Wales is a process by which the court or the bankruptcy adjudicator adjudicates an individual bankrupt by making a...
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27th Jan
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 27th Jan

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