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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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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 security for costs. For...
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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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What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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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
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Cause of action estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the general...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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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This Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a...
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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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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
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What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court may correct an accidental slip or omission in a judgment or order (see: CPR 40.12...
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9th Nov
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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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Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that...
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9th Nov
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This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan

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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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Small claims mediation serviceWhat is the Mediation Service?The Mediation Service is defined in CPR 26.4A(3) as meaning the Small Claims Mediation...
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15th May
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Brexit post implementation period—CPR changesThis Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules set out in The Civil Procedure...
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15th May
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Mediation Directive—implementation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note looks at...
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15th May
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Mediation—case summary and supporting documentsIn readiness for the mediation, it is usual for the parties to prepare a number of documents which are...
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15th May
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Mediation glossaryAlternative dispute resolution (ADR)—method of resolving disputes other than by litigation or arbitrationADR clause/notice—a clause...
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15th May
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Cross-border mediation—protecting mediation evidence under CPR 78.26 (disclosure and inspection)This Practice Note is for use in mediations where the...
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15th May

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