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What is a tort?This Practice Note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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19th May
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How to apply for a third party debt order (TPDO)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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19th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 19th May
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Default judgment—requirement to set aside promptly under CPR 13.3This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to...
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19th May
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[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’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 19th May
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Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—money claimsTypes of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR...
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19th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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19th May
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting...
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19th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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19th May
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Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
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Service of the claim form in the jurisdiction—deemed service (CPR 6.14)This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in...
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent R (costs budget discussion report)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing...
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18th Aug
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Costs estimates [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is archive and therefore for historical...
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18th Aug
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Costs budgeting—after a costs budget is approvedOn 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting came...
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18th Aug
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Costs budgets—what are significant developments when varying a costs budget?On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E,...
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18th Aug
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Costs budgets—filing and exchangeCoronavirus (COVID-19): When filing and exchanging a costs budget the timing maybe affected by the impact of...
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18th Aug
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Costs budgets—keeping them under reviewOn 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting came into...
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18th Aug
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Does costs budgeting apply in respect of an application by a trustee in bankruptcy seeking possession and sale of a bankrupt’s property? If so, at...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Adams of Gosschalks 18th Aug
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Court directions in the fast track set out the date for filing a costs budget. There were no directions for a costs management conference or fling of...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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Technology and construction court—case management directions form (appendix B)Action no HT-[action number] [Insert name of judge in title of...
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18th Aug
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Where can I find the documents that set out the October 2020 changes to CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E?A number of changes came into force on 1 October 2020 that...
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18th Aug
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Where a party is represented by a European lawyer, and UK lawyers are also instructed to assist, are the fees of the European lawyer...
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18th Aug
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Precedent T does not make provision for incurred costs when dealing with expert fees. How should I deal with them when making an application to revise...
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18th Aug
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Can I file and serve a costs budget by email in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)?This Q&A considers whether you can file and serve costs budgets via...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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Can I file and serve a costs budget by email in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)?The obligation on the parties under CPR 3.13 is to ‘file and exchange’...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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Does the sanction prescribed by CPR 3.14 apply where a party has filed a costs budget on time but failed to serve it on time?CPR 3.13(1) requires all...
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15th Aug
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Where can I access the old rules on costs budgeting in Part 3 and practice direction 3E that were in force until 30 September...
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1st Aug
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Can we change the date to file a costs budget? The provisions in the CPR are very clear that a costs budget needs to be filed by the date set out by...
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1st Aug
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Where the defendant fails to file a costs budget, does the claimant still need to file a budget discussion report and if so, how should this be...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 1st Aug

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