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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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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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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 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 default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 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 in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 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 9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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9th Nov
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This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see Coronavirus (Covid-19) considerations...
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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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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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9th Nov
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What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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9th Nov
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What is allocation?At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is the most appropriate 'track' for...
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9th Nov

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Brexit: The Retained General Data Protection Regulation, Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the UK...
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27th Nov
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the DefendantWitness statement of [insert name]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness statement in relation to the...
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27th Nov
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): If making an application to obtain evidence, from an EU Member State for use in UK proceedings, this may be affected by the...
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27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): If making an application to obtain evidence, from the UK for use in proceedings in an EU Member State, this may be affected by...
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27th Nov
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This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the end of the implementation period, being 31 December 2020. This...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note provides general guidance for the drafting of the substantive content in factual witness statements under Part 32 of the CPR. In...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the importance of experts’ testimony and credibility at trial and, accordingly, the weight that may be given to expert...
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26th Nov
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Brexit: The Retained General Data Protection Regulation, Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the UK...
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25th 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 data protection and...
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Produced in partnership with Charlie Morgan (Senior Associate, Digital Law Lead (UK)) of Herbert Smith Freehills 24th Nov
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The potential breach of the Legal Services Act 2007 (LSA 2007)The ‘conduct of litigation’ is a reserved legal activity for the purposes of the Legal...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 23rd Nov
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This Practice Note sets out a selection of illustrative cases from January 2019 relevant to the disclosure pilot scheme in the Business and Property...
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23rd Nov
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...
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20th Nov
Q&As
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, in force from 25 May 2018, distinguishes between ‘data controllers’ and ‘data...
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20th Nov
Q&As
In the vast majority of cases, solicitors will act as the data controller in relation to personal data processed in connection with a client’s...
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20th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a factual witness is allowed to give oral...
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19th Nov
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Electronic Documents Questionnaire (EDQ)—frequently asked questions.Note: This...
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