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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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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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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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9th Nov
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What is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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9th Nov
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[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
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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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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
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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 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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when dealing with disclosure...
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9th Nov
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Confidentiality is particularly important in the context of mediation to enable parties to participate fully. Mediations are covered by two different...
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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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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 19th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to some of the key features of international arbitration. Practice Note: Arbitration—an introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Thirty Nine Essex Street 18th Jan
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of IS Prime Ltd v TF Global Markets (UK) Ltd and other companies [2020] EWHC 3375 (Comm) and...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin, Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC and Tetyana Nesterchuk of Fountain Court Chambers 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the potentially broad role of in-house legal counsel in international arbitration proceedings and related matters.The...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Ugo Draetta 18th Jan
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This Practice Note compares and contrasts, at a high level and in table form, the key differences between arbitration and other forms of alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 18th Jan
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 18th Jan
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What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 18th Jan
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Note: some of the guidance in this Practice Note was developed from content originally produced in partnership with Professor Robert Merkin and CMS....
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18th Jan
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Arbitration is a popular mechanism for resolving international commercial disputes. This Practice Note considers the key features that distinguish...
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18th Jan
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Arbitration clauses provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and international contexts....
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 18th Jan
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Arbitration clauses and agreements provide for disputes to be dealt with by an appointed arbitral tribunal and can arise in both domestic and...
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Produced in partnership with Peter McQueen 18th Jan
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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 8th Jan
Precedents
PROCEDURAL ORDER NO. [insert number]Having considered the parties’ submissions, the Tribunal orders as follows:1Hearing by video-conference1.1The...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Clifford, QC and Samuel Pape of Latham & Watkins LLP 8th Jan
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Clare Ambrose, Twenty EssexThis is a ‘once in a generation’ challenge. We will see over the next months how the court system and the arbitration...
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25th Nov

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