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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: County Court money claims—how and where to issue.Note: for information on the...
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6th May
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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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6th May
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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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27th Apr
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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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26th Apr
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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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23rd Apr
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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] OR [Specify...
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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] OR [Specify...
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9th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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This Precedent is the Gov.uk standard direction order template to use in multi-track cases where expert evidence is to be given by a single joint...
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7th Apr
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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...
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7th Apr
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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 COMPANY & INSOLVENCY...
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This Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on the additional or alternative directions that may be required in multi-track cases and reflect...
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17th Mar
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In CPR 7 claims, there will ordinarily be costs budgets, which will stand as the estimate of costs. Cases where an estimate of costs will be relevant...
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