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IntroductionA defendant may decide to make a submission of no case to answer after the claimant has indicated that it has closed its case and before...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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9th Nov
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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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The default costs certificate procedure is not available in solicitor/client assessments (CPR PD 46, para 6.8).What is a default costs certificate?A...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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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): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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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 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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16th 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 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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What are the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts?The Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Daniel Girsberger of University Of Lucerne 8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers the rules for determining the applicable law, also...
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8th Apr
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The Isle of ManThe Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency. It has never become part of the Kingdom of Great Britain or the UK and has never...
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19th Mar
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By way of example, is it possible to have a master sale and purchase agreement governed by English law pursuant to which one party agrees to assign or...
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3rd Feb
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Where there is no mention of applicable law in the contract, in the event of a dispute, the court will have to consider which law will apply. To do...
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