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What is a tort?This Practice Note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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19th May
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How to apply for a third party debt order (TPDO)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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19th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 19th May
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Default judgment—requirement to set aside promptly under CPR 13.3This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to...
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19th May
Precedents
[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
Q&As
Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—money claimsTypes of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR...
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19th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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19th May
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting...
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19th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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19th May
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Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
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Service of the claim form in the jurisdiction—deemed service (CPR 6.14)This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in...
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19th May

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Litigants in person—case management and relief from sanctionsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the...
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Produced in partnership with Phil Roberts of Clarke Willmott 13th Sep
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Relief from sanctions—illustrative decisionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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9th Sep
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Case management—complianceWhat is compliance?Compliance refers to the parties’ need to comply with the court’s rules, practice directions and orders...
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9th Sep
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Relief from sanctions—the applicationThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Notes: Making an application, Relief from...
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9th Sep
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Extension of timeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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9th Sep
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Agreements to extend time—buffer agreementsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Extension of time, Making an...
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9th Sep
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Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to useThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Case...
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9th Sep
Q&As
Where an accident was recorded on CCTV, viewed by the defendant's employees and then deleted, how do I ensure that the defendant is sanctioned for...
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9th Sep
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In Part 8 proceedings where form N119 was not enclosed can this now be included after the court has issued directions and fixed a hearing date?This...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 9th Sep
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How can I enforce an order for pre-action disclosure and costs?Firstly, it would be prudent to look at the terms of the pre-action disclosure order to...
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9th Sep
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Coronavirus (Covid-19)—What happens in situations where an application needs to be heard before a certain date? Would the court be willing to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Sep
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What are the consequences of non-compliance with a court order? In particular, what are the consequences of breaching a court order in the context of...
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