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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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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 applicable law. For...
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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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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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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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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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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
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The most important rule is to be polite. If you are polite to everyone at all times, it is hard to go seriously wrong.The judgeMake sure all mobile...
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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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What is merger in judgment and its relationship with res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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Private nuisance—what situations can give rise to a claim?Private nuisance normally involves interference with the claimant’s enjoyment of their land,...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 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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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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When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse...
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9th Nov

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The general principles applicable in negligence claims cases as to existence and standard of the duty of care, breach, causation and loss, can be...
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11th May
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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 11th May
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This Q&A should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Loss of chance damages.Loss of chance claims can be complex. For a summary of practical...
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28th Apr
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Having established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may owe duties to their client, it is then necessary to consider the bases on which such...
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20th Apr
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It is not just clients who may be able to bring a claim in negligence against their professional advisers. This Practice Note considers who can be...
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19th Apr
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This Practice Note considers causation and remoteness in professional negligence claims, encompassing the ‘but for’ test (considered in Kuwait Airways...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the position according to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims now in force.Scope of this Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 13th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR]][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS]][NAME OF DEFENDANT CHAMBERS][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER]][NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE 2][POSTCODE][DATE]Dear...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS][NAME OF CHAMBERS][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR OR SENIOR PARTNER]][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Apr

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