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What is merger in judgment and its relationship with res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers estoppel by representation and estoppel by convention. For general guidance on what an estoppel is and when it may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
What is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
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
Practice notes
What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
This Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on key model directions from the justice.gov.uk website’s ‘menu of model paragraphs’. They should be...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is allocation?At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is the most appropriate 'track' for...
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9th Nov

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Precedents
General pointsAn application for a search order should be made using Form N244 (or Form N244(CC) if in the Commercial Court), see:•Application notice...
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9th Apr
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the Applicant/[Claimant OR intended Claimant][insert initials and surname of deponent]Number of affidavit: [insert the number of...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
The courts have an array of tools available to them for ensuring that viable claims are not frustrated by unscrupulous defendants who are prepared to...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains what a search order is (also known as an Anton Piller order, following the case Anton Piller v Manufacturing Processes),...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
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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8th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on the contents of the draft order for a search order. For further related guidance, see Practice Notes:•Search...
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8th Apr
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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8th Apr
Practice notes
The Practice Note: Search orders—guiding principles explains the five conditions that must be satisfied before a court will grant a search order.Set...
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24th Mar
Practice notes
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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18th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A concerns the enforcement and conduct of a search order against a respondent in respect of material contained on their computer equipment, and...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Hilton of Radcliffe Chambers 14th Jan
Q&As
The court has power to authorise one party to enter the premises owned by another party or prospective party in civil proceedings, and to inspect or...
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Produced in partnership with Oliver Hilton of Radcliffe Chambers 8th Jan

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