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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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What is quia timet relief?Injunctions are generally awarded where a party has already suffered a wrong. For guidance on injunctions generally, see...
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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 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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 12th Jan
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What is a notice to admit facts?Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice is to save time, and...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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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 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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What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
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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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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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This Practice Note on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer, whether made under Part 36 or...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the standard of proof in civil claims based on the defendant’s alleged fraud. It considers the test for dishonesty (per...
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9th Nov

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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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12th Apr
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Where a person has suffered damage abroad through a tortious act and wishes to bring proceedings to recover compensation for that damage in the courts...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in the courts of England and Wales in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or after 1 January 2021.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Pring of Reed Smith 8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or after 1 January 2021.For guidance on the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the scope of the applicable/governing law under the Rome Convention. How parties can chose the applicable law is discussed...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December 2020.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December 2020.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers applicable law clauses also known as governing law clauses, proper law clauses or choice of law clauses. Most commercial...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at Article 8 of the Rome Convention which deals with material validity. The general rule is that the validity of a contract...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where such events occurred on or before IP...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note introduces the Rome (EC) Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations 1980 (the Rome Convention). It sets out the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in the courts of England and Wales respect of events giving rise to damage, where such...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December 2020.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 8th Apr
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This Practice Note explains what is meant by applicable law, also known as governing law, proper law or the choice of law ie the law used to determine...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or after 1 January 2021.For guidance on the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December 2020.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December 2020.For guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Pring of Reed Smith 8th Apr

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