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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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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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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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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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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 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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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 9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Nov
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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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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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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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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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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 9th Nov

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This Practice Note looks at costs judges’ discretion to make costs orders (CPR 44 and its accompanying Practice Direction, CPR PD 44). It considers...
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24th Nov
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This Tracker contains details of costs judgments in which the court has awarded indemnity costs or has refused to order indemnity costs. The main...
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24th Nov
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This Practice Note considers orders for costs determined on an indemnity basis (indemnity costs orders). A court may order that costs are assessed on...
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24th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a...
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20th Nov
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This Practice Note considers whether a non-party costs order (NPCO) will be made against a funder of litigation. It considers the differences between...
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20th Nov
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This Practice Notice looks at what you need to consider if appealing a costs order.The starting point is that appeals of costs orders are discouraged....
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20th Nov
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The basic rule is that a successful party is entitled to their costs on the standard basis. This means that any doubt as to whether the costs claimed...
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20th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the recovery of costs in proceedings involving a child or a protected party. In the majority of cases, the child or...
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18th Nov
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What is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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18th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 18th Nov
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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18th Nov
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Note that the Costs Capping List Pilot Scheme is running in the Business and Property Courts from 14 January 2018 for to years. For guidance, see...
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18th Nov
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This Tracker provides examples of costs judgments where either the court has made an issues-based costs order or has refused to make an issues-based...
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12th Nov
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This Practice Note considers sets out the power in section 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981) that provides the court with a discretion to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at costs management orders (CMOs). It considers relevant Civil Procedural Rules being CPR 3.15 and CPR 3.18, what they are,...
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4th Nov
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If a claim is settled at any time after it is issued, it is advisable to enter into some form of settlement agreement. Once proceedings have started,...
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Produced in partnership with David Peter of Devereux Chambers 2nd Nov
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What is an interim payment on account of costs?Where the court has made an order for the payment of costs by the losing party, the successful party...
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28th Oct
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The general rule and proportionate costs orders—CPR provisionsThe general position is that the court will order that the losing party pay the...
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23rd Oct
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This Practice Note considers non-party costs orders (NPCO) against company directors and shareholders. Consideration is given to the issue of piercing...
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22nd Oct
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This Practice Note looks at the effect of a party’s conduct on both the type of costs order a court will make and the amount of costs that will be...
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19th Oct

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