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This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how...
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28th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be...
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23rd Oct
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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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23rd Oct
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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 22nd Oct
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This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 1st Oct
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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28th Sep
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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28th Sep
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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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26th Sep
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What is quia timet relief?Injunctions are generally awarded where a party has already suffered a wrong. For guidance on injunctions generally, see...
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26th Sep
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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26th Sep
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?Third party debt orders were previously known as 'garnishee' orders and operated under the regime provided for...
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26th Sep
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Having established that a duty of care exists (see Practice Note: Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?), it is then necessary to consider...
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26th Sep
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When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice...
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25th Sep
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Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that...
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25th Sep

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IntroductionPart 5 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (TCEA 2007) introduced new regimes for debt management and relief, although not...
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25th Sep
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Loans to a companyThe first point to make is that the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) does not contain any provisions dealing directly with a director...
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