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Preparing trial bundlesNote: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim...
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19th May
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Adjourning trialThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules....
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 19th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Commercial Court—case managementThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Commercial court—Case management conference...
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19th May
Precedents
This Precedent gives guidance on how to complete Form N244 making an application to set aside judgment in default on the grounds the defendant has a...
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19th May
Practice notes
Just and equitable winding-up—what it is and when to use itA guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 19th May
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Part 36 offers—counter-offersThis Practice Note on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer,...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
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Economic tort of unlawful interferenceAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from...
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19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThis application in the Commercial Court should be made using Form N244(CC): Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC))...
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19th May
Q&As
If a third party is added to proceedings as a part 20 defendant by the original defendant, is the third party automatically added as a party or does...
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19th May
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When determining the deemed date of service under CPR 6.26, does the clear day rule in CPR 2.8 need to be applied?This Q&A refers to service of a...
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19th May
Practice notes
Jurisdiction agreements—example clausesThis Practice Note provides examples of the various different types of jurisdiction agreements (also called...
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19th May
Practice notes
Costs orders—Sanderson and Bullock ordersSanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244(CC).Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF).These...
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19th May
Practice notes
Cost orders—interestDefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning...
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19th May

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Are costs outside a client's retainer to be included when applying the one-fifth rule when dealing with the costs of a solicitor costs...
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1st Aug
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Can a solicitor bring a claim against a client for disbursements incurred, but not yet paid, on the client's behalf?As explained in our Practice Note:...
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1st Aug
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Can solicitors serve a statutory demand for unpaid legal fees as a precursor to bankrupting a former client?STOP PRESS: From 6 April 2017, the...
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1st Aug
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What is the procedure for applying for reimbursement of additional costs arising from death or incapacity of judge, pursuant to section 53 of the...
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1st Aug
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In what circumstances is a receiving party able to claim for the time spent in receiving letters/emails from the paying party and the client?The costs...
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1st Aug
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Can I charge my client and/or opponent for costs and disbursements if I have forgotten to send a client care letter?Conduct issuesPractice Note:...
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31st Jul
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Can a solicitor who takes action against a former client to recover unpaid fees, claim their costs of the recovery proceedings if they act in person?...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 31st Jul
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Client assessment of solicitor's costs—procedureThe provisions relating to the assessment of solicitors' costs are in CPR 46 and CPR PD 46, para 6.1...
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31st Jul
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VAT on costsThis Practice Note explains the special provisions that pertain to VAT in relation to costs that are the subject of either summary or...
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31st Jul
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Recovery of costs, solicitor’s rights, and non-statutory assessmentsReferencesThe Solicitors Act 1974 is referred to as the SA 1974 in this Practice...
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Produced in partnership with 4 New Square 31st Jul
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Solicitor and client costs—interim billsThis Practice Note considers interim bills used to recover solicitors costs from their clients. The Practice...
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Produced in partnership with 4 New Square 31st Jul
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The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and their impact on costs and fundingThis Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Innes of 4 New Square and Lucy McCormack at Henderson Chambers 31st Jul
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Orders for delivery of a solicitor's billDelivery of a bill is generally sought in one of two circumstances:•the solicitor seeks to retain monies on...
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31st Jul
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Solicitor and client costs—statutory assessmentsThis Practice Note covers statutory assessment of solicitor and client costs. A solicitor, their...
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Produced in partnership with 4 New Square 31st 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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