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What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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9th Nov
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This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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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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[insert name and address of defendant or defendant'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 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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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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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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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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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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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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 is concerned with simple contractual debts which usually arise in the course of commercial transactions. It does not provide...
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4th May
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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of debtor][Name of debtor’s solicitors][Address line 1][Address line...
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9th Apr
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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of the debtor’s solicitors][Address line 1][Address line 2][Postcode][Date]Dear...
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9th Apr
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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 Apr
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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 Apr
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[Name of creditor’s solicitors firm][Address line 1][Address line 2][Postcode][Date][Ref: [insert reference]]Dear [insert name][Creditor’s name] AND...
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9th Apr
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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 Apr
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Scope of this Practice NoteThis Practice Note provides a set of worked examples for pleading:•the particulars of claim•defence; and•a replybased on a...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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4th Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance on discharging a contractual debt. It explains how to establish when a debt is due for payment, what amounts to...
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26th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A considers the scenario where A has a claim against B which is a debt claim for the payment for good/services supplied by A to B and where...
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28th Nov

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