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Reasons for additions and substitutions under Part 19 of the CPR A party may need to be added or substituted for a variety of reasons, including: • a party is likely to...

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This Practice Note examines the involvement of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In addition to hearing cases at trial,...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Extensions of time, Making an application, Relief from sanctions—the application, Relief from...

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What is allocation? At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is the most appropriate 'track' for the purpose of...

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ARCHIVED: NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE A DEFENCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED BEFORE 1 APRIL 2013, THIS PRACTICE NOTE IS FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY. For guidance on the current...

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Introduction The application should be made using Form N244 (Form N244 (CC) if in the Commercial Court). Instructions—this precedent is the court form itself. This can be...

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Produced in partnership with Stephen Innes of 4 New Square Note: any application for relief from sanctions may be an additional or alternative application to some other...

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Produced in partnership with James Boyd of K&L Gates Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR...

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What are the Business and Property Courts? The Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) came into operation on 2 October 2017 as a single umbrella for certain specialist...

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEClaim No: BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS IN BIRMINGHAM [FINANCIAL LIST (ChD) OR BUSINESS LIST (ChD) OR INSOLVENCY & COMPANIES LIST (ChD) OR...

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This Practice Note considers the Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme (a form of fixed costs) which is set out in Practice Direction 51W (CPR PD...

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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 matter is...

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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 matter is...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The disclosure pilot...

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Action no HT-................................ [Insert name of judge in title of order] [Delete or amend the following directions, as appropriate to the circumstances of...

Precedents

Note: save for where a defence has been received before 1 april 2013, this precedent is for historical purposes only. For guidance on the current provisions, see Practice...

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This Checklist sets out some of the case management issues to be considered and addressed early in proceedings and before any case management conference (CMC) is held. It...

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What is compliance? Compliance refers to the parties’ need to comply with the court’s rules, practice directions and orders (CPR 1.1(2)(f) and CPR 3.8). Note: rules and...

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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 matter is...

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ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions...

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ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions...

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This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document...

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This Practice Note is an introduction to CE-File electronic working/electronic filing or e-working/e-filing in the courts under CPR PD 51O, including when and where...

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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 division] [Specify...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Chancery Division under Chapter 17 of the Chancery Guide. In particular, it considers the relevance of...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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