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Hearsay evidence in civil litigationThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR....
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19th May
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Tort—the different types of tortThis Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 19th May
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Enforcing a warrant of controlThis Practice Note has been produced by enforcement specialists, The Sheriffs Office. It guides users through the...
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Produced in partnership with David W Carter of The Sheriffs Office 19th May
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Contract interpretation—express terms in contractsExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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TCC—preparing for and attending a pre-trial review (PTR)Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and...
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19th May
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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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Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 19th May
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Service outside the jurisdiction—Form N510This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the...
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Produced in partnership with K&L Gates 19th May
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Charging orders—hearing to determine whether to make an interim charging order finalThis Practice Note considers the procedure in relation to...
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19th May
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Allocation questionnaire (before April 2013) [Archived]ARCHIVED: NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE A DEFENCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED BEFORE 1 APRIL 2013, THIS PRACTICE...
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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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Nuisance—what are public and private nuisance claims?Nuisance claims are recognised in the following way:•private nuisance—interference with the...
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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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Guideline hourly ratesThis Practice Note considers the Guideline Hourly Rates (GHRs). These are hourly rates which it is considered for a solicitor to...
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19th May

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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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3rd Aug
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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
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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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2nd Aug
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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
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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Where an expert report is obtained for the purpose of court proceedings, at what point and in what circumstances could a third party have access to...
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1st Aug
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Where one page of an expert report is disclosed pre-action, is privilege waived and the receiving party entitled to see the complete report?There is...
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1st Aug
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What steps can be taken to avoid court sanctions where the other party is not ready to exchange expert reports simultaneously, as directed?Parties’...
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1st Aug
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What types of privilege might apply to a letter from the other party’s expert which was received in support of pre-action correspondence, where that...
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1st Aug
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If I have raised proceedings based on overpayment of an asset, can I dispose of that asset while proceedings are still ongoing without affecting your...
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1st Aug
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Where the defendant is in person and fails to agree the identity of the single joint expert and fails to agree the letter of instructions to the...
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1st Aug
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Are draft versions of an expert’s report disclosable? Is Jackson v Davenport Ltd still good law?In Carlson v Townsend, the Court of Appeal held that...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Gamble of No5 Barristers Chambers 1st Aug
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Once a form N268 is completed in accordance with the deadlines set under CPR 32.19, what is the procedure followed in order to prove the document at...
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31st Jul
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What guidance is there regarding what would or would not be reasonable when appointing experts?For comprehensive guidance on choosing an expert, see...
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31st Jul
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Do you have any specific Precedent letters of instruction to a single joint expert for valuing mixed use commercial property in financial remedy...
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31st Jul
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Can you claim the cost of an expert report you have not served because the case has now settled, but was reasonably obtained?It is easy to see why...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Gill of Clarke Willmott LLP 31st Jul

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