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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
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence.For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice Notes: Drafting the...
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9th Nov
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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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9th Nov
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What is a notice to admit facts?Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice is to save time, and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on CPR 31.16 pre-action disclosure applications, where the applicant and respondent are likely to be parties to...
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9th Nov
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While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers claims for damages for breach of statutory duty. For guidance on claims for damages for a negligent breach of duty of...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be...
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9th Nov
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For guidance on the basic features of the doctrine of estoppel and the different classifications it has been subject to, see Practice Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan

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AffidavitsImpact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on affidavitsThe social distancing required as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is likely to...
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TCC—expert evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under CPR 60, CPR PD 60 and...
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15th May
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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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15th May
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Expert evidence—general considerationsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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Statements of truthThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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Disclosure—technical glossaryThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with: Disclosure—introduction. Note that this Practice Note does not...
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