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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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9th Nov
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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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What is subrogation?Subrogation is an equitable mechanism aimed at preventing unjust enrichment by permitting one party to ‘step into the shoes’ of...
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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 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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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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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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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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9th Nov
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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal LLP 12th Jan

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An appeal is not to be presumed, but must be given see: Lane v Esdaile. Leaving aside for a moment the question of leapfrog appeals, an appeal to the...
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11th Feb
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The Supreme Court has its own Rules and Practice Directions which replace the Civil, Criminal and Taxation Practice Directions and standing orders of...
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11th Feb
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In conducting our research, we have focussed on information requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000).Freedom of informationFIA...
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