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Costs and the indemnity principleThis Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The...
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19th May
Practice notes
Enforcing a writ of control—judgment creditor—frequently asked questionsThis Practice Note, produced in conjunction with enforcement specialists, The...
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Produced in partnership with David W Carter of The Sheriffs Office 19th May
Practice notes
Defences to Tort ClaimsDefending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
Precedents
The list of documents should generally be completed on Form N265 (List of documents: standard disclosure). However, different forms apply depending on...
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19th May
Q&As
Is there a fee for filing a pre-trial checklist? In the fast track when do you have to file a costs estimate and what costs are recoverable under...
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19th May
Practice notes
Enforcing foreign judgments—Part II of the Administration of Justice Act 1920 (the 1920 Act)This Practice Note sets out the application of the...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Emmett 19th May
Precedents
[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 19th May
Practice notes
Limitation—professional negligence claimsThis Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains...
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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
Which enforcement of judgment method should I choose?This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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19th May
Q&As
Does CPR PD 51ZA, which provides for parties to agree an extension of time for 56 days, apply to agreements to extend time for service of the defence?...
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Produced in partnership with David Peachey 19th May
Practice notes
Specific implement and interim specific implement in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position on final orders for specific...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 19th May
Q&As
Does the use of ‘may be’ in CPR PD 36, para 1.1 allow for an offer to be validly accepted without using Form N242A as the notice of acceptance? Does...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 19th May

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Practice notes
Liability of expert witnessesIt is vital that experts are aware of their professional duties and comply with them accordingly. A failure to do so may...
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4th Aug
Practice notes
Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot schemeIntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the...
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4th Aug
Practice notes
Expert evidence—general considerationsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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4th Aug
Practice notes
Choosing an expertThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Notes: Expert evidence—general considerations, Applying for...
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4th Aug
Practice notes
Witness evidence—giving evidence at trialThis Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a...
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4th Aug
Practice notes
Witness evidence—similar facts evidenceSimilar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your...
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3rd Aug
Practice notes
Trial witness statements in the Business and Property Courts under CPR PD 57ACIntroductionThis Practice Note sets out the requirements for witness...
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3rd Aug
Practice notes
Expert witnesses, expert advisers and assessorsExpert witnesses, and those instructing them, are expected to have regard to:•all relevant CPR Rules...
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3rd Aug
Practice notes
UK GDPR and EU GDPR—transfers of personal data internationally and to international organisationsIn briefData protection laws in both the EEA (the EU...
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3rd Aug
Practice notes
Remote hearings in civil proceedings via video-conferencing and telephoneThis Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference...
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2nd Aug
Practice notes
Disclosure—standard disclosure and the reasonable searchThis Practice Note provides guidance on conducting a reasonable search for standard disclosure...
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2nd Aug
Q&As
Can a notice to admit facts be served pre-action in correspondence?The aim of a notice to admit facts is to save time and importantly, costs, because...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Can a witness of fact, who is a professional, be paid for his expenses that he has incurred in providing a witness statement? (ie for his time, and...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 1st Aug
Q&As
Does the disclosure pilot apply in the Queen’s Bench Division? Part of the QBD falls within the Business and Property Courts, and part of it does...
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1st Aug
Q&As
I have accidentally sent the other side documents which are privileged. What should I do?What is privilege?In English law, special protection is...
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1st Aug
Q&As
How can you challenge a witness statement in advance of trial or during trial, which is not written in the witness’s own native language?In responding...
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1st Aug
Q&As
What options are available when a judge reaches a different conclusion to the expert evidence?There are a number of options open to the parties and...
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1st Aug

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