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What is merger in judgment and its relationship with res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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What is a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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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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9th Nov
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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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 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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Defending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did not owe the claimant a...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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 sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
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Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
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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
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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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9th Nov

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This Practice Note highlights key issues for solicitors arising out of the CCR 2013 in relation to costs and funding. The Practice Note is intended to...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Innes of 4 New Square and Lucy McCormack at Henderson Chambers 9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides two simple examples of how a damage-based agreement (DBA) will work in practice applying the provisions in the...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is archived and is for historical purposes only.1 April 2013 saw reforms to many aspects of litigation funding but what...
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8th Apr
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There are a variety of reasons why assignment of a conditional fee agreement (CFA) may be required. Where an assignment has taken place, paying...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived as it predates 1 April 2013 and is for reference purposes only in understanding the consultation that...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is archived and is for historical purposes only.The underlying legislation dealing with the changes to the funding...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived. This Practice Note sets out the regulatory requirements under the SRA Code of Conduct that was in...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the line of cases dealing with the recoverability of success fees where a successful claimant has switched from legal aid...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the standard approach that funders adopt when assessing a case and deciding whether to fund it. Written by Vannin Capital,...
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Produced in partnership with Rosemary Ioannou of Vannin Capital 8th Apr
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If dealing with personal injury cases, see: PI and clinical negligence developments—overview.For information on discussions to be had with your client...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers recovery of liability expenses insurance premiums generally. For an introduction to before the event (BTE) insurance and...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the different types of conditional fee agreements (CFAs), highlighting specific issues relating to each type. Examples...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note has been archived as is not maintained. Recovery of CFA success fees and ATE insurance premiums in publication and privacy...
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8th Apr
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What is Dispute resolution funding?Dispute resolution funding is a simple financing arrangement usually in the form of a funding agreement whereby the...
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Produced in partnership with Rosemary Ioannou of Vannin Capital 8th Apr
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This Practice Note is concerned with challenges to funding arrangements associated with retainers and considers:•what is a funding arrangement?•why...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Lee of Paragon Costs 8th Apr
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What is commercial third party litigation funding?Litigation funding means financing or funding litigation. There are various forms of retainer-based...
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6th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at costs insurance (sometimes known as legal expense insurance (LEI)), which is the means by which an insured person is...
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25th Mar
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What is a DBA?A damages based agreement (DBA), sometimes referred to using the umbrella term 'contingency fee agreement', is a means of funding...
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25th Mar
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A: General informationMatter referenceClient nameDate of cause of actionType of claim[Insert, eg contract dispute, commercial litigation]Brief...
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19th Mar
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This Practice Note considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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4th Mar

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