The doctrine of res judicata

The doctrine of res judicata guidance:

Cause of action estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the general key requirements for...

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Issue estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In addition to the general key requirements for...

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The elements of establishing a res judicata In order to set up a res judicata, you must establish that: • the decision on which your res judicata is based, whether...

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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 recognition of foreign judgments. For...

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There is a degree of overlap between the doctrine of res judicata and the principle of Henderson abuse, as considered below. Note also that these two concepts also...

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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 cause of action...

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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 disposes, with...

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