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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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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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What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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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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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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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering service out of the...
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan

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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 Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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 18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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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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12th Jan
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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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12th Jan
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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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7th Dec
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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6th Dec
Q&As
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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6th Dec
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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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28th Nov
Precedents
1 Rights of third parties (third party rights excluded, save as specifically provided) 1.1 [Except as [provided in...
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