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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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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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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
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In most torts, where a defendant breaches their duty towards the claimant, they are only liable if the claimant can establish that the breach in...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Page of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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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What is subrogation?Subrogation is an equitable mechanism aimed at preventing unjust enrichment by permitting one party to ‘step into the shoes’ of...
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9th Nov
Precedents
[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
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
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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the service provisions in relation to applying for or obtaining a charging order under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73.This Practice...
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9th Nov
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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 the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
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9th Nov
Precedents
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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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan

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Practice notes
The provisions set out in various Court Guides, some of which are summarised below, are in addition to the provisions in the CPR and its practice...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only.CPR provisionsThe provisions for summary assessment of costs are...
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8th Apr
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Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.What is a statement of...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the Guideline Hourly Rates (GHRs). These are hourly rates which it is considered for a solicitor to recover for work done...
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31st Mar
Practice notes
Summary assessment is the procedure whereby costs are assessed by the judge who has heard the case or application (see Practice Note: Summary...
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30th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains summary assessment of costs and when it takes place. Summary assessment of costs is a procedure during which the judge who...
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30th Mar
Practice notes
As part of the 104th update—Practice Directions Amendments accompanying the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), the Ministry of Justice introduced a new...
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29th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the special provisions that pertain to VAT in relation to costs that are the subject of either summary or detailed...
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20th Mar
Practice notes
Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.What is summary...
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24th Feb
Precedents
When providing a schedule of costs for summary assessment, the information should be set out using Court Form: N260 Statement of Costs (Summary...
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11th Feb
Q&As
We have assumed that this Q&A is referring to a statement of costs lodged for the purposes of summary assessment.Practice Note: VAT on costs sets out...
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11th Feb
Q&As
We have assumed that this Q&A is not referring to detailed assessment of solicitors bills (in respect of which applications are issued under CPR Part...
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11th Feb
Q&As
Statement of Costs for summary assessmentA party wishing to claim costs must prepare a written statement setting out their costs (CPR PD 44, para...
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28th Nov
Q&As
Solicitors can charge any hourly rate they wish for their services. However, they will not necessarily recover those rates at a costs assessment. The...
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28th Nov
Q&As
The statement of costs must be signed by the party or the party’s legal representative, under CPR PD 44, para 9.5(3), see Practice Note: Summary...
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28th Nov
Q&As
The new Statement of Costs for Summary Assessment Pilot is set out in CPR PD 51X and provides for the new statements of costs that may be used:‘4...
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28th Nov

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