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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 fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
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9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 12th Jan
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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 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
Precedents
[insert name and address of defendant or defendant'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 12th Jan
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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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
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BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the...
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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 applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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15th Jan
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One of the difficulties for dispute resolution practitioners is keeping up to date with developments in case law that affect their practice area, or,...
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14th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....
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14th 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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12th Jan
Q&As
Appeals in cases governed by the CPR are dealt with procedurally in CPR 52 and the various associated practice directions.CPR 52.4 provides that where...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jan
Q&As
The appellant’s notice seeking permission to appeal an order for possession does not automatically stay the execution of a possession order unless the...
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Produced in partnership with Jane Dunlop of Clarke Willmott LLP 8th Jan
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Time to payCPR 40.11 provides that:‘A party must comply with a judgment or order for the payment of an amount of money (including costs) within 14...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 8th 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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7th 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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7th 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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5th 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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4th Jan
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IntroductionWhile it is important for parties to litigation to be able to rely upon the court’s decisions, there are certain circumstances where a...
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4th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note summarises the key appeal cases (ie decisions of the Court of...
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24th Dec
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Court of Appeal—professional negligenceARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal...
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24th Dec
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for practitioners is keeping up to date with...
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24th Dec
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for dispute resolution practitioners is keeping up to...
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24th Dec
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....
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23rd Dec
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