Dispute Resolution

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Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What are proprietary remedies?General principlesA proprietary remedy is one which attaches to specific property (as opposed to a ‘personal remedy’ ie...
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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 the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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9th Nov
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Defending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did not owe the claimant a...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
Precedents
[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is subrogation?Subrogation is an equitable mechanism aimed at preventing unjust enrichment by permitting one party to ‘step into the shoes’ of...
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9th Nov
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While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 12th Jan
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Private nuisance—what situations can give rise to a claim?Private nuisance normally involves interference with the claimant’s enjoyment of their land,...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers tortious liability issues where more than one party is responsible for the damage suffered by the claimant.It considers...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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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 dealing with provisions in the CPR...
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9th Nov

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International arbitration clauses—ad-hocArbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 16th May
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AA 1996—stay of court proceedings to enable arbitration (s 9)This Practice Note considers applications to the courts of England and Wales (England and...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin, Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC and Tetyana Nesterchuk of Fountain Court Chambers 16th May
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Comparing arbitration and ADRThis Practice Note compares and contrasts, at a high level and in table form, the key differences between arbitration and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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UNCITRAL Working Group II—reportsThe United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group II: Arbitration and...
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16th May
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Institutional arbitration—an introduction to the key features of institutional arbitrationWhat is institutional arbitration?An institutional...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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Arbitration agreements—example domestic arbitration clause (England and Wales)Arbitration clauses and agreements provide for disputes to be dealt with...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 16th May
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The role of in-house counsel in international arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 16th May
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Comparing international arbitration and English litigationArbitration is a popular mechanism for resolving international commercial disputes. This...
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16th May
Practice notes
Ad hoc arbitration—an introduction to the key features of ad hoc arbitrationAn ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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Settlement in arbitrationSettlement negotiations in arbitrationIt will, generally speaking, be in the best interests of a party to explore all genuine...
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16th May
Practice notes
Brexit—arbitration law and practice in England and WalesThis Practice Note considers key actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the...
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16th May
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Enforcing arbitral awards in England and WalesNote: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in...
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16th May
Practice notes
Arbitral organisations and coronavirus (COVID-19)—practical impactThe table below summarises some of the key information regarding the practical...
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16th May
Practice notes
Arbitration—an introduction to the key features of arbitrationThis Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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International arbitration clauses—example institutional clauseArbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 16th May
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AA 1996—challenging and appealing arbitral awards in the English courtGrounds of challenge or appeal against arbitration awardsAn arbitral award can...
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16th May
Practice notes
International arbitration—an introduction to the key features of international arbitrationThis Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the...
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Produced in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers 16th May
Practice notes
Managing personal data breachesData security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection...
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16th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—FCA non-damage business interruption insurance test caseUnlike conventional perils such as fire or flood, an outbreak of a...
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Produced in partnership with James Beeton of 12 King's Bench Walk and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas of 12 King's Bench Walk 16th May
Practice notes
Implications for UK-related insurance disputes in the event of a no deal BrexitIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Francis Walters of HFW, Carol-Ann Burton of HFW and Damian Honey of HFW 16th May

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