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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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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 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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Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify...
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9th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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 reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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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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This Practice Note considers estoppel by representation and estoppel by convention. For general guidance on what an estoppel is and when it may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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In most torts, where a defendant breaches their duty towards the claimant, they are only liable if the claimant can establish that the breach in...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Page of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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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This Practice Note considers the question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of...
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9th Nov
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What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in...
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9th Nov
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What is a res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the cause of action and the parties, which...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers good faith in commercial agreements. It examines the concept of good faith and the extent to which it is applied in...
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29th Mar
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Liability can be excluded or limited. If a term purports to limit liability, although less likely to be unenforceable (see Ailsa Craig Fishing v...
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15th Feb
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By way of example, is it possible to have a master sale and purchase agreement governed by English law pursuant to which one party agrees to assign or...
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3rd Feb
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If there are no express or terms between the parties (and the court refuses to impute any), is there any basis on which B can recover from A?If A and...
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Produced in partnership with Jane Dunlop of Clarke Willmott LLP 8th Jan
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This Q&A discusses the duty of rationality that applies where a contract provides that a matter is to be determined by a party, as considered in...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 8th Jan
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Interpretation of contractsWhether the parties can extend a contract containing an extension clause where the contract has expired will depend on the...
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6th Dec
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An indemnity is a covenant by the seller to reimburse the buyer for losses arising from a specified event. In contrast to a warranty claim, the buyer...
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6th Dec
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The enforceability of liquidated damages clausesA liquidated damages clause is a clause that provides for a set sum to be paid to the innocent party...
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28th Nov
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Introduction: Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia [269] defines a promissory note as:'an unconditional promise in writing made by one person to another signe...
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28th Nov
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1 Entire agreement—short form 1.1 This agreement[ and [any documents entered into pursuant to it OR [insert name[s] of...
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