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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
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[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
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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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Dispute resolution: key appeal cases—2021One of the difficulties for dispute resolution practitioners is keeping up to date with developments in case...
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24th Sep
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Appeals—costs recoveryThis Practice Note considers whether it is possible to recover the costs incurred during an appeal. The costs rules dealing with...
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8th Sep
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Conducting an appeal in the County Court or the High CourtCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note...
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19th Aug
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Dispute Resolution: key appeal cases—2016 [Archived]Court of Appeal—professional negligenceARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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19th Aug
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Dispute Resolution: key appeal cases—2014 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—retrospective...
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19th Aug
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Permission to appeal—pre October 2012 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL...
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19th Aug
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Appellant's notice—pre October 2012 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL...
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19th Aug
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Dispute resolution: key appeal cases—2020 [Archived]ARCHIVED: One of the difficulties for dispute resolution practitioners is keeping up to date with...
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19th Aug
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Specialist appeals—pre October 2012 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL...
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19th Aug
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Amendments to Part 52 on 3 October 2016—table of destinationsA number of changes to appeals in civil appeals came into force on 3 October 2016. These...
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19th Aug
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Changes to Part 52 in October 2016 and transitional provisions [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This...
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18th Aug
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Starting an appeal in the County Court or the High CourtCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note...
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18th Aug
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Dispute resolution: key appeal cases—2019 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for...
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18th Aug
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Dispute Resolution: key appeal cases—2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for...
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18th Aug
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Dispute resolution: key appeal cases—2018 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note summarises...
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18th Aug
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Responding to an appellant's notice—the written statement and respondent's noticeCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set...
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18th Aug
Q&As
Can I appeal a costs order given by a recorder in a civil case in the County Court where permission to appeal was not sought at the hearing? Which...
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18th Aug
Q&As
An application for permission to appeal a District Judge's decision was refused by a Circuit Judge after an oral hearing. What is the further route of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 18th Aug
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Dispute Resolution: key appeal cases—2015 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—continuing...
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18th Aug
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Form N161 (appeal notice) suggests the skeleton argument can be filed within 14 days in the lower courts and the High Court. Is this the case for...
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