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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers claims for damages for breach of statutory duty. For guidance on claims for damages for a negligent breach of duty of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 12th Jan
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
Practice notes
The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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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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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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 applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 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 security for costs. For...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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9th Nov
Precedents
This Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on key model directions from the justice.gov.uk website’s ‘menu of model paragraphs’. They should be...
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9th Nov

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Note: This Practice Note is of largely historical interest.In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his Review of Civil litigation Costs: Final...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).This Practice Note provides guidance on when an expert’s determination may be...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court and Jill Headford of Tozers 7th Apr
Practice notes
Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for technical or contract...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 7th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note may be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Comparison of forms of ADR and litigation which summarises, in tabular format, the...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note explains what early neutral evaluation (ENE) is. It provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the pressures on the court to encourage alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and provides detail of the Small Claims...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Features of an executive tribunal or 'mini-trial'The executive tribunal (sometimes also called a mini-trial or supervised settlement procedure):•a...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Definition of ADRADR is described in the Glossary of the CPR as ‘a collective description of methods of resolving disputes otherwise than through the...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers the use of mediation-arbitration (med-arb) to resolve commercial disputes.Med-arb is suitable for resolving a wide range...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Harris and Stuart Thwaites of Wright Hassall 1st Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the relationship between alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and the civil procedure rules (CPR), both pre-action and...
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1st Apr
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This table shows the differences between litigation and the main different forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).Type of...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
Scope of this Practice NoteAs set out in Practice Note: Court guides and other guidance, the court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the...
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30th Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers the rules settlement as they will apply between the...
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11th Mar
Q&As
ADR for consumersThe Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Amendment) Regulations 2015, SI 2015/1392 (the 'Amended Consumer ADR Regs')...
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13th Feb
Q&As
Civil litigation is increasingly focussed on alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Litigators will be familiar with directions questionnaires which...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Laking of 39 Essex Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
While the court cannot force parties to settle their differences outside the courtroom, the Court of Appeal in Halsey v Milton Keynes General NHS...
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28th Nov

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