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What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court may correct an accidental slip or omission in a judgment or order (see: CPR 40.12...
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9th Nov
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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 considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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9th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For guidance on transitional...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Nash of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
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Protective costs orders and cost capping ordersThe purpose behind a protective costs order (PCO) is to prevent litigants from being precluded from...
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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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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 by serving...
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9th Nov

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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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24th Feb
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Commercial court—case management•Case management—checklist, Practice Notes: Case...
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24th Feb
Precedents
This Precedent is the Ministry of Justice’s (Ministry of Justice’s) basic multi-track standard directions paper order where expert evidence is to be...
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24th Feb
Precedents
This Precedent is the Ministry of Justice’s (Ministry of Justice’s) basic multi-track standard directions paper order where no expert evidence is to...
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24th Feb
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Rider for archived Practice NotesARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference...
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24th Feb
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Note: this Practice Note is relevant only to proceedings for contempt of court as considered under CPR 81 in force with effect from 1 October 2020 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 24th Feb
Q&As
What is a trial window?Lawyers, judges and even certain bits of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR 1998) (such as CPR PD 3D—Mesothelioma Claims)...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Cunliffe of Lamb Chambers 24th Feb
Q&As
Where the court makes a committal order, the order is for the issue of a warrant of committal. A warrant of committal then needs to be executed,...
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24th Feb
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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...
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24th Feb
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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...
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24th Feb
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Commercial court—Case management conference (CMC)•Case management—checklist,...
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24th Feb
Practice notes
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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24th Feb
Practice notes
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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23rd Feb
Practice notes
Note: this Practice Note is relevant only to proceedings for contempt of court as considered under CPR 81 in force with effect from 1 October 2020 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 19th Feb
Practice notes
Note: this Practice Note is relevant only to proceedings for contempt of court as considered under CPR 81 in force with effect from 1 October 2020 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 19th Feb
Practice notes
Note: this Practice Note is relevant only to proceedings for contempt of court as considered under CPR 81 in force with effect from 1 October 2020 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 19th Feb
Practice notes
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 Feb
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, the action in question is assumed to be one commenced and otherwise governed by the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR).It is...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Hilton of Radcliffe Chambers 17th Feb
Practice notes
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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17th Feb

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