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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 which courts have...
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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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This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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9th Nov
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
Precedents
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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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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In addition to the guiding principles on contract interpretation provided by Lord Hoffmann in ICS (see Practice Note: Contract interpretation—the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note is concerned with substantive interim injunctions, which are a particular species of injunction granted on a temporary basis ahead...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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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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IntroductionA defendant may decide to make a submission of no case to answer after the claimant has indicated that it has closed its case and before...
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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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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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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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Who pays the legal costs in the event of a shareholders' dispute? Can the company pay?This Q&A considers who is liable to pay the legal costs of a...
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12th May
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Claims against directors—key considerations for dispute resolution practitionersThis Practice Note outlines some of the key considerations when...
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12th May
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This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to claims involving directors. It is intended to provide an...
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7th May
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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated analysis relevant to derivatives practitioners. The cases are divided by topic area and...
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30th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to an unfair prejudice claim or petition. It is intended to provide a...
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28th Apr
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This Q&A assumes that:•the question relates to the use of a signature in the context of commercial negotiations•the question does not relate to...
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28th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to the rule against reflective loss.For further guidance on the...
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28th Apr
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This Practice Note considers how to pursue a breach of warranty claim in the context of warranties provided in a sale and purchase agreement (SPA)...
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26th Apr
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When does an agency relationship arise?Agency is an arrangement under which a principal appoints an agent to act at its direction for specified...
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26th Apr
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Who is a fiduciary?There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under common law. Some...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith and Oliver Bishop of Sinclair Gibson LLP 16th Apr
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The nature, main types and main uses of financial derivatives are summarised in Practice Notes: The nature of financial derivatives and Types of...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the key practical considerations when faced with a potential joint venture (JV) dispute. It is relevant to all forms of...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 8th Apr
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This Practice Note identifies, from a practical perspective, the initial factors to consider where an irreconcilable conflict arises between parties...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 8th Apr
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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 8th Apr
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 8th Apr
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below.What is a derivative claim?A derivative claim (or derivative action)...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 8th Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the key factors you should consider when advising a client where an issue or potential dispute has arisen in the...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 8th Apr
Practice notes
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 6th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the scope of the reflective loss rule. It addresses the background to and implications of the rule against reflective...
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6th Apr
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There are statutory provisions relating to the liability of an auditor of a company and the limits that may be placed upon it. Prior to 6 April 2008,...
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