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Cause of action estoppelCause of action estoppel is a sub-species of the res judicata doctrine (see Practice Note: The doctrine of res judicata). In...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 19th May
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Chancery Division—factual witness evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on witness statements and factual evidence for use at trial in the...
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19th May
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Judgments and orders—correcting accidental errors under the slip rule (CPR 40.12)What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court...
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19th May
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
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19th May
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Disclosure—standard disclosure and the reasonable searchThis Practice Note provides guidance on conducting a reasonable search for standard disclosure...
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19th May
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Norwich Pharmacal orders—procedure for applicationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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19th May
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Rome I—general provisionsThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31 December...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 19th May
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Quia timet injunctionsWhat is quia timet relief?Injunctions are generally awarded where a party has already suffered a wrong. For guidance on...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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19th May
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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
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Detailed assessment—bill of costsAny detailed assessment proceedings should be brought under the provisions within CPR 47 and CPR PD 47 in force as at...
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19th May
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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
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Disclosure—preparing the list of documentsImportant note: The Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is...
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19th May
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Permission to appeal—hearing and next stepsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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19th May
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Contractual estoppelThis Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 19th May

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27th Jul
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25th Jul
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Disclosure—parties' dutiesWhat are a party's duties?CPR 1.3 requires your client to assist the court to further the overriding objective. This...
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23rd Jul
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21st Jul
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19th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 13th Jul
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Is a non-party to litigation under a duty to preserve documents when they have been asked to preserve documents by a party to litigation? What if the...
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6th Jul
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Disclosure—data protection and GDPR considerationsThis Practice Note considers data protection issues that should or may be considered during...
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Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 2nd Jul
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Closed Material ProcedureThis Practice Note considers the Closed Material Procedure (CMP) which allows the state to disclose sensitive material to the...
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2nd Jul
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Use of confidential information in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings...
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2nd Jul
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Disclosure—introductionImportant note: The Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the regime which is...
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28th Jun
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Disclosure by a non-party—Rule 31.17Important note: The Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the...
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24th Jun
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Disclosure pilot scheme—illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note sets out a selection of illustrative cases from January 2019 relevant to the...
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22nd Jun
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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Where there are two claimants in a claim, does each party have to prepare a list of documents for disclosure and fill in a separate form? Can one...
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