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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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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 which courts have...
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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in negligence—whether or not a duty of care exists...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square 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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Claims for knowing receipt (sometimes also known as ‘unconscionable receipt’) and for dishonest assistance are sometimes referred to as ‘accessory...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 12th Jan
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BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
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9th Nov
Precedents
[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Nov
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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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As observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common than they ever used to be’ and yet, as that case...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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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 service out of the...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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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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13th Apr
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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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12th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the protection of the identity or anonymisation of a party or a witness in civil litigation proceedings under CPR 39.2(4)....
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12th Apr
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Filed on behalf of the [insert party eg [Claimant OR Appellant] or [Defendant OR Respondents]]Number of witness statement: [insert eg first]Date:...
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12th Apr
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under CPR 60, CPR PD 60 and Technology and...
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9th Apr
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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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Q&As
Although this is a question about privilege, privilege is a subset of confidentiality and this response addresses the wider issues. It assumes that...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Mumford of Sarah Mumford 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalf of Monckton Chambers and Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
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Dear [insert organisation name]We write in response to your letter of [insert date] concerning documents you sent to us on [insert date], which you...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers 9th Apr
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An application can no longer be made in the courts of England and Wales for the taking of evidence under Regulation (EC) 1206/2001, the Taking of...
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9th Apr
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Dear [insert organisation name]We write to inform you that [we OR our client] inadvertently sent you privileged material by way of [our letter and...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers 9th Apr
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Filed on behalf of the [claimant OR defendant]Witness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number...
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9th Apr
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Filed on behalf of the [insert party eg Claimant or Defendant]Number of witness statement: [insert eg first]Date: [insert date][Date of translation:...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers 9th Apr
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An application can no longer be made in the courts of England and Wales for the taking of evidence under Regulation (EC) 1206/2001, the Taking of...
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9th Apr
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An application can no longer be made in the courts of England and Wales for the taking of evidence under Regulation (EC) 1206/2001, the Taking of...
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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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