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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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Precedents
Standard multi-track directions—no expert evidenceThis Precedent is the Gov.uk standard direction order template to use in multi-track cases where no...
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15th Sep
Precedents
Standard multi-track directions—single joint expertThis Precedent is the Gov.uk standard direction order template to use in multi-track cases where...
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15th Sep
Precedents
Standard direction order templates and model paragraphs for multi-track casesThis Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on the additional or...
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15th Sep
Practice notes
Directions questionnairesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending...
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15th Sep
Practice notes
Discontinuance of a claimWhat is 'discontinuance'?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has...
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14th Sep
Precedents
Letter to client explaining case management conference (CMC)Dear [client name][insert reference]—case management conferenceAs you are aware, a case...
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14th Sep
Precedents
Business and Property Courts Birmingham—directions templateIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEClaim No:BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS IN BIRMINGHAM[FINANCIAL...
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14th Sep
Precedents
Pre case management conference order—Leeds courtsCLAIM NO:[IN THE LEEDS COUNTY COURT][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][INSERT] DIVISIONLEEDS DISTRICT...
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14th Sep
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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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Case management—court's powers—Dispute ResolutionThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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13th Sep
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Dispute resolution—preliminary issues and split trials—key and illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with...
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10th Sep
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Adding (joinder) and substituting partiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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9th Sep
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Dispute resolution—preliminary issues and split trialsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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9th Sep
Practice notes
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
Q&As
Do you have a precedent for making an application to the court for permission to add a party to proceedings under Part 19 of the CPR?We do not have a...
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9th Sep
Q&As
How do you challenge or appeal a decision to take a hearing out of a list against the wishes of the parties?Court’s case management powersThe court's...
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9th Sep
Q&As
Do I need to serve a notice of discontinuance if I have issued proceedings but not served?CPR Part 38 sets out the procedure by which a claimant may...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Sep
Q&As
Does the court have a duty to dispose of cases as soon as possible?This Q&A is relevant to civil cases which are governed by the Civil Procedure Rules...
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9th Sep

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