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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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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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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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Economic duress—undue influence—tort of intimidationScope of Practice NoteThis Practice Note considers:•the doctrine of economic duress—raised as a...
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17th Sep
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Illegality in civil claimsScope of this Practice NoteThere is no civil cause of action per se of ‘illegality’. However, issues of illegality can arise...
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16th Sep
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Civil fraud—key and illustrative decisionsThe legal issues that arise in civil fraud cases can be many and varied and are usually also inherently...
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16th Sep
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Civil fraud—frequently asked questions (FAQ)Fraud—what is it?Fraud can best be described as the deliberate or intentional use of misrepresentation,...
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16th Sep
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Starting a civil fraud claim—a practical guideBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered...
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Produced in partnership with Arish Bharucha and Elizabeth Meade of Cooke Young and Keidan LLP 14th Sep
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Civil fraud—heads of claimThis Practice Note on civil fraud (commercial fraud) summarises the main heads of claim (causes of action in fraud) which...
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14th Sep
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Civil fraud—dishonesty and standard of proofThis Practice Note considers the standard of proof in civil claims based on the defendant’s alleged fraud....
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14th Sep
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Civil fraud—pleading fraud and dishonestyThis Practice Note on civil fraud claims considers the specific pleading requirements and issues when...
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14th Sep
Q&As
Is a party in civil proceedings required to disclose documents made available to it in related criminal proceedings? Does it make any difference that...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 9th Sep
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Should a witness statement, which has been produced for a criminal trial, be disclosed in civil proceedings concerning the same issues?From a criminal...
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9th Sep
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Where a defendant has been provided with disclosure in criminal proceedings under the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996, how is it...
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9th Sep
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When might an untrue warranty amount to fraud under the Fraud Act 2006, s 2?For further guidance on a claim under Fraud Act 2006 (FrA 2006), see...
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2nd Sep
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What is the limitation period for a breach of fiduciary duty claim? Does the period run from the date of breach or the date when the breach could...
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18th Aug
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If an individual has obtained a County Court Judgment against a company, is it possible to pierce the corporate veil on the basis of fraud or are...
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31st Jul
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Do you have any Precedents to start a claim against an individual who fraudulently solicited payment into his own account rather than a supplier’s...
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31st Jul

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