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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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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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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
Precedents
[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
Q&As
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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19th May
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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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Unfair prejudice petitions—key and illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to an unfair...
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14th Sep
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Joint venture disputes—how to respondThis Practice Note identifies the key practical considerations when faced with a potential joint venture (JV)...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 13th Sep
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Starting an SPA breach of warranty claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to pursue a breach of warranty claim in the context of...
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13th Sep
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Can a third party rely on ostensible/apparent authority where they know the person signing a document is an employee of a company not a director and...
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13th Sep
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What is the effect of a corporate signature, particularly by a solicitor’s firm, eg where a letter is signed as ‘Firm A’ as opposed to being signed...
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13th Sep
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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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13th Sep
Q&As
I am a shareholder in company X. A director obtained legal advice on behalf of company X and I would like to see it. The director has claimed the...
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Produced in partnership with Howard Smith of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Sep
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Reflective lossThis Practice Note considers the scope of the reflective loss rule. It addresses the background to and implications of the rule against...
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7th Sep
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Reflective loss—key and illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to the rule against...
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6th Sep
Q&As
Can a claim be brought against an individual employee or member of a limited liability partnerships (LLP) that has allegedly been negligent as well as...
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2nd Sep
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What remedies may be available to a person who has entered into a transaction to buy shares, where it transpires that the purported seller of such...
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24th Aug
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Fiduciary DutiesWho is a fiduciary?There is no comprehensive list of the relationships which give rise to the existence of fiduciary duties under...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith and Oliver Bishop of Sinclair Gibson LLP 24th Aug
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Derivative claim—what it is and when to use itA guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below.What is a derivative...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 19th Aug
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Majority-minority joint venture dispute—a practical illustrationThis Practice Note identifies the key factors you should consider when advising a...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 19th Aug
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Derivative claim—the procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 19th Aug
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Claims against directors—key and illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to claims...
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19th Aug
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Unfair prejudice petition—what it is and when to use itWhat is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 19th Aug
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Just and equitable winding-up—what it is and when to use itA guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 18th Aug

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