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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): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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9th Nov
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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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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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CPR 46.5(4) sets out how the costs will be calculated and this is either by reference to:•proven financial loss, or•the amount for the time reasonably...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering cross border EU...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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As observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common than they ever used to be’ and yet, as that case...
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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:•which applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court 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 considering security for costs. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Instructing an expert•Checklist—letter of instruction to expert•precedent:...
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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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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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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 18th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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18th Jan
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The courts have an array of tools available to them for ensuring that viable claims are not frustrated by unscrupulous defendants who are prepared to...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with the compensatory function of damages...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 18th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick of Cloisters 18th Jan
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In some cases an employer will seek an injunction to protect himself against the activities of a former employee who, before the termination of his...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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14th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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14th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 14th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the approach to...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered the Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note provides a high-level...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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13th Jan
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This Practice Note supplements Practice Note: Trade secrets and confidential information—protection and enforcement, which identifies when legal...
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13th Jan
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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018. As first enacted it introduced four distinct data protection regimes into UK...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 13th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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The tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the right to control the dissemination of...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 13th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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