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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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This Practice Note considers the question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
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While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 9th Nov
Practice notes
In addition to the guiding principles on contract interpretation provided by Lord Hoffmann in ICS (see Practice Note: Contract interpretation—the...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 9th Nov
Practice notes
CPR 46.5(4) sets out how the costs will be calculated and this is either by reference to:•proven financial loss, or•the amount for the time reasonably...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Nov
Practice notes
This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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9th Nov
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when dealing with disclosure...
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Precedents
This Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on key model directions from the justice.gov.uk website’s ‘menu of model paragraphs’. They should be...
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9th Nov

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Court’s discretionThe general position in relation to the court dealing with the issue of costs is that the costs follow the event, ie the loser will...
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20th Nov
Q&As
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
Q&As
In this Q&A we have limited our research to cover contractual indemnities giving rise to costs liabilities.Approach of courts to indemnities providing...
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20th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the guidance provided by the Senior Costs Judge, Andrew Gordon-Saker in a judicial Practice Note published in July 2020....
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18th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in the field of service, which is...
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16th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note is concerned with the court’s approach to costs assessment where a costs management order (CMO) is in place and covers,...
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4th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the relationship between costs budgeting and detailed assessment and in particular the provisions in CPR 3.18, which set...
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4th Nov
Q&As
A default costs certificate is an order of the court and subject to CPR 40.4. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Detailed assessment—default...
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3rd Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the application of CPR 36 where Part 36 offers are made to settle detailed assessment proceedings commenced under CPR...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Nash of Hailsham Chambers 19th Oct
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides a list of costs precedents with links through to the precedents in PDF or Word format. It covers costs budgets (precedent...
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9th Oct
Q&As
This Q&A addresses the question of whether an electronic bill of costs is required in a claim which settled before it was allocated to the...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 28th Sep
Q&As
Time limit for commencing detailed assessment proceedingsDetailed assessment proceedings must be started within three calendar months (CPR 2.10) of...
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28th Sep
Q&As
See the model electronic bill of costs, Precedent S and specifically sheet 15, entitled ‘ReferenceTable—Phase Task’ which essentially answers this...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Part 47The court will usually summarily assess the costs associated with the detailed assessment at the conclusion of those proceedings (CPR...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The New Bill of Costs is being introduced as part of the Jackson Costs Reforms. It has been developed by the Hutton Committee and works in conjunction...
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28th Sep
Q&As
CPR 44.2(8) provides that where the court orders a party to pay costs subject to detailed assessment, it will order that party to pay a reasonable sum...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
Q&As
Pursuant to CPR 3.1(2)(i), the court has the power to order ‘a separate trial of any issue’ that arises during proceedings. Such a split trial will...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The point at which interest on costs runs and the interest rates the court can award at detailed assessment are discussed in Practice Note: Cost...
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28th Sep
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, we have assumed:•the solicitor is charging the client on the basis of an hourly rate•‘file notes’ includes ‘attendance...
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28th Sep

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