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This Practice Note provides guidance on claiming interest on judgment debts. For information on claiming interest when issuing a claim, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the...
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9th Nov
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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Claims for knowing receipt (sometimes also known as ‘unconscionable receipt’) and for dishonest assistance are sometimes referred to as ‘accessory...
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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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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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[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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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence.For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice Notes: Drafting the...
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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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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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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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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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In most torts, where a defendant breaches their duty towards the claimant, they are only liable if the claimant can establish that the breach in...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Page of Hardwicke 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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9th Nov
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?Third party debt orders were previously known as 'garnishee' orders and operated under the regime provided for...
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9th Nov

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NOTE: due to length of this Practice Note it is adviseable not to print the Practice Note but to use ctrl+f to search its contents.The general...
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26th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements and considerations for permitted assignment of claims or causes of action in English civil litigation.For...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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19th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Armenia; Australia; Canada; Germany; Japan; Mexico; Spain; Switzerland;...
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9th Apr
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal LLP 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers third party rights in relation to contracts under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (C(RTP)A 1999), which...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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8th Apr
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This Practice provides some practical illustrations of the operation of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Acts 1999, considering group liability...
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8th Apr
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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers why a third party may wish to rely on a contract to which it is not privy, and whether the common law doctrine of privity...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers how you may assign a claim or cause of action in law or in equity, including the specific issues to consider when...
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8th Apr
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An intra-group reorganisation involves the transfer of group company share capital or group assets between two or more companies in the same corporate...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note identifies a number of common assignment scenarios and key considerations when involved in such scenarios, such as intra-group...
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8th Apr
Q&As
In order to determine whether an event has occurred, which enables a party to rescind a contract, it is necessary to consider whether the activity...
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15th Feb
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An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (assignor) to another party (assignee). The effect of a valid assignment...
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15th Feb
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Under the well-known doctrine of privity of contract, the terms of a contract can only be enforced either by or against someone who is a party to the...
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11th Feb
Precedents
1 Rights of third parties (third party rights excluded, save as specifically provided) 1.1 [Except as [provided in...
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