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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 9th Nov
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What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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Practice notes
What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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20th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the general rule in CPR 38.6 that on discontinuing a claim, the claimant will pay the defendant costs unless that...
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21st Oct
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The first step is to seek to agree the defendant’s costs with the claimant as soon as possible to avoid detailed assessment proceedings. If the costs...
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28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A, we have assumed that no settlement agreement was reached between the parties and that the entire claim has been...
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28th Sep
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An ‘additional claim’ is any claim other than the claim brought by the claimant against the defendant: CPR 20.2(2)(a). A counterclaim is, therefore, a...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 28th Sep

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