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Private nuisance—what situations can give rise to a claim?Private nuisance normally involves interference with the claimant’s enjoyment of their land,...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 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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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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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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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
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This Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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9th Nov
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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
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the key steps in the mediation process from before, setting the scene at the mediation, private meetings during the...
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9th Nov
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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
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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
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Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For guidance on transitional...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Nash of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
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Claim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify...
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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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Most of the case law referred to in this Practice Note was decided specifically under the Lugano Convention 2007. However, where case law (of both EU...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Williams of CMS and Guy Pendell of CMS 19th Apr
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This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the end of the implementation period, being 31 December 2020. This...
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16th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived. This Practice Note refers to the following:•Schedule 3C of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note is for use when determining court jurisdiction in proceedings commenced in the courts of England and Wales on or before 31 December...
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8th Apr
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DefinitionsThis Practice Note uses the following definitions:•Hague Convention—Convention on Choice of Court Agreements concluded on 30 June 2005 at...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements which applies to both jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers the rules for determining which court has...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the application of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements when dealing with jurisdiction issues. It considers...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 8th Apr
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This Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreements and whether the...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 8th Apr
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This Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Lugano Convention 2007 and whether it has come into force for that...
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25th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the application of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements by contracting states to the convention. It sets...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 16th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the impact of the UK leaving the EU on the application of the Lugano Convention 2007 to determine jurisdictional...
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11th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the general provisions in the Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Williams of CMS and Guy Pendell of CMS 26th Feb
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Most of the case law referred to in this Practice Note was decided specifically under the Lugano Convention 2007. However, where case law (of both...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Williams of CMS and Guy Pendell of CMS 25th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the general provisions in the Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Williams of CMS and Guy Pendell of CMS 25th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the provisions in the Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Williams of CMS and Guy Pendell of CMS 25th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the application of the Lugano Convention 2007 to disputes involving non contracting parties to the convention (often...
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25th Feb
Q&As
It would be prudent to begin by looking at the master agreement itself to see which governing law/jurisdiction applies to the International Swaps and...
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15th Feb
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At common law, foreign law is generally a matter of fact that must be proved by an expert witness (and where necessary a translator or interpreter)....
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27th Jan

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