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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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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
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[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
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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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Defence and counterclaim (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND...
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20th Sep
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Defence (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...
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20th Sep
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Reply (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...
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20th Sep
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Particulars of claim—contractual debt claimClaim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND...
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15th Sep
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Do you include the VAT element in a debt claim when issuing the letter of claim and claim form?This Q&A considers the scenario where A has a claim...
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9th Sep
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Letter of claim—contractual debt claim[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of the debtor’s solicitors][Address line...
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8th Sep
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Starting a debt claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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24th Aug
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Debt claimsThis Practice Note is concerned with simple contractual debts which usually arise in the course of commercial transactions. It does not...
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19th Aug
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Discharging a contractual debtThis Practice Note provides guidance on discharging a contractual debt. It explains how to establish when a debt is due...
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18th Aug
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Pleading debt claims—worked hypothetical examplesScope of this Practice NoteThis Practice Note provides a set of worked examples for pleading:•the...
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18th Aug
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Letter of claim—contractual debt claim—in compliance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s...
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18th Aug
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Covering letter to accompany Reply Form in response to letter of claim sent pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims[Name of creditor’s...
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