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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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[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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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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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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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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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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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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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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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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Cost budgets—form, content and practical considerationsThis Practice Note assists in completing a costs budget. It should be read in conjunction with...
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31st Jul
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Costs budgets—revision and variation (up to 30 September 2020) [Archived]This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For the current...
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31st Jul
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Costs management—court guidesWhere a guide contains references a CPR rule or a paragraph in a practice direction, it is important to check whether...
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31st Jul
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Costs budgets—multi-party and multi-claim proceedingsBespoke system of costs managementThe standard costs management scheme does not lend itself well...
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31st Jul
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Costs budgeting—pilot scheme [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note was archived as at 1 December 2013 and is for historical purposes only. It is...
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30th Jul
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TCC—costs managementCosts management in the TCCDoes formal costs management apply?The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) spans both the High...
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30th Jul
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Own client costs information [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is archived and therefore for...
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30th Jul
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent T (particulars for varying a costs budget)This Practice Note provides assistance in completing costs precedent:...
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30th Jul
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Hourly rates—detailed assessment following costs managementThis Practice Note is concerned with the court’s approach to costs assessment where a costs...
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30th Jul
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Costs management ordersThis Practice Note looks at costs management orders (CMOs). It considers relevant Civil Procedural Rules being CPR 3.15 and CPR...
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Costs precedentsThis Practice Note provides a list of costs precedents with links through to the precedents in PDF or Word format. It covers costs...
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Jackson reforms on costs budgeting—one year on [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is for historical purposes only.The 1 April 2013 saw the...
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Precedents
Precedent T—particulars for variation of a costs budgetPrecedent T is a costs precedent that came into use on 1 October 2020. It is to be used when...
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Precedent R—costs budget discussion reportPrecedent R is a costs precedent. There is no formal requirement to use Precedent R but parties are...
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Precedent H—costs budgetPrecedent H is a court form and a costs budget must be in the form of Precedent H annexed to CPR PD 3E unless the court orders...
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