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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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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the service provisions in relation to applying for or obtaining a charging order under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73.This Practice...
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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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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in a...
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9th Nov
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Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under the provisions set out in...
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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 a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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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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9th Nov
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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
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While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 12th Jan
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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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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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Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that...
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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

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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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11th May
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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 11th May
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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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11th May
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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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10th May
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Scope of this Practice NoteThere is no civil cause of action per se of ‘illegality’. However, issues of illegality can arise in the context of a civil...
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14th Apr
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This Practice Note on civil fraud claims considers the specific pleading requirements and issues when drafting your particulars of claim alleging...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
Q&As
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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13th Feb
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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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11th Feb
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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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