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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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What is mediation?Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).It is a form of assisted ADR in the...
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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9th Nov
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Cause of action estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the general...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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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 cross border EU...
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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 service out of the...
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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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The legal issues that arise in civil fraud cases can be many and varied and are usually also inherently complicated. While it is critical that each...
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18th Jan
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Fraud—what is it?Fraud can best be described as the deliberate or intentional use of misrepresentation, deception or dishonesty to deprive, in order...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this Practice Note, being service and...
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Produced in partnership with Arish Bharucha and Elizabeth Meade of Cooke Young and Keidan LLP 15th Jan
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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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5th Jan
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This Practice Note on civil fraud (commercial fraud) summarises the main heads of claim (causes of action in fraud) which you may consider pleading in...
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5th Jan
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Section 18 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA 1996) makes it an offence to knowingly use or disclose an object or information...
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6th Dec
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Against whom can a judgment be enforced?Where a judgment has been obtained against a natural or legal person, such a judgment can only be enforced...
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28th Nov
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Regarding limitation periods generally, see Practice Notes: Limitation—the principal limitation periods and Limitation Act 1980—general application....
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28th Nov
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From a criminal law perspective, can witness statements in criminal proceedings be used in other proceedings?Section 17 of the Criminal Procedure and...
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28th Nov
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For the purposes of this Q&A, we have assumed that there is no element of collusion or conspiracy between the actual supplier and the purported...
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28th Nov
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For further guidance on a claim under Fraud Act 2006 (FrA 2006), see Practice Note: Fraud by false representation.Untrue warranty scenarioThis...
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28th Nov

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