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What is a tort?This Practice Note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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19th May
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How to apply for a third party debt order (TPDO)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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19th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 19th May
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Default judgment—requirement to set aside promptly under CPR 13.3This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to...
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19th May
Precedents
[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
Q&As
Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—money claimsTypes of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR...
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19th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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19th May
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting...
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19th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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19th May
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Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
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Service of the claim form in the jurisdiction—deemed service (CPR 6.14)This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in...
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19th May

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Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to useThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Case...
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20th Sep
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Interim applications—costs recoveryThis Practice Note highlights that such costs are not recoverable as of right and identifies issues to be...
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20th Sep
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Judgments and orders—service, compliance, interpretationThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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14th Sep
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Judgments and orders—drafting and formalitiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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14th Sep
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Varying or revoking orders—court's general power under CPR 3.1(7)The court’s power to vary or revoke and orderWhile it is important for parties to...
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10th Sep
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Permission to appeal—preliminary considerationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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19th Aug
Q&As
What is the process for seeking costs against a claimant who has had a claim struck out for non-payment of trial fees?The basis of the ability to...
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1st Aug
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Is it possible to remove an entry from the Register of Judgments and Orders where a judgment has not been satisfied? What is the correct court form,...
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31st Jul
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Review of a court’s interim decisionReconsiderationThe court has a power to reconsider its decision in an interim application at any point up to the...
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30th Jul

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