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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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 when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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 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 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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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
Precedents
[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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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 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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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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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan

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What is 'discontinuance'?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end.A...
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18th Jan
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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...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of...
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18th Jan
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Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under the provisions set out in...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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 information on...
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18th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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What is the Financial List?The Financial List is a specialist list in the High Court which came into force on 1 October 2015 to deal with complex...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at various preliminary case management issues affecting cases proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under...
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15th Jan
Q&As
Business and Property CourtsThe introduction of the Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) did not create a new court as such, rather it is a new...
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15th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A focuses on claims for possession of land to which CPR 55 applies. This Q&A covers the situation where a Part 8 claim form has been issued and...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 8th Jan
Q&As
In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that the question is asked on behalf of the claimant.Before issueIn general, the obligation is on the claimant...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Montagu-Smith QC of XXIV Old Buildings 8th Jan
Q&As
In accordance with the glossary to the CPR, a stay imposes a hold on proceedings. No procedural steps may be taken except for any steps allowed by the...
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Produced in partnership with Kayleigh Lindford of Clarke Willmott 8th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A considers what a defendant can do where a claim has been over-valued and, as a consequence, allocated to a higher track than it otherwise...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan

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