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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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Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under the provisions set out in...
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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CPR 46.5(4) sets out how the costs will be calculated and this is either by reference to:•proven financial loss, or•the amount for the time reasonably...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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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 practitioners considering which courts have...
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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 should be considered in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Instructing an expert•Checklist—letter of instruction to expert•precedent:...
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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 practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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Confidentiality is particularly important in the context of mediation to enable parties to participate fully. Mediations are covered by two different...
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9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note considers the incorporation of a jurisdiction clause into a contract by reference either to standard terms and conditions or to the...
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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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This Practice Note explains choice of court agreements, as set out in Article 25 of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast). It covers a range...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the exception to the lis pendens rule as set out in Article 31(2) of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast). This...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers Article 25 of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) and the requirements that need to be met to show the court...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers the requirements in Article 23 of Regulation (EC)...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note explains choice of court agreements as set out in Article 23...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers jurisdiction agreements, also known as choice of court agreements, in terms of what they do, why have them and similar...
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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 Practice Note looks at the English common law and how the courts of England and Wales will construe and apply it when determining the...
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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 Practice Note considers exclusive and non-exclusive jurisdiction agreements (also known as choice of court agreements). Specific considerations...
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31st Mar
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This Practice Note considers asymmetric jurisdiction agreements. It sets out what they are and provides examples of clauses used in contracts. It...
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30th Mar
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This Practice Note provides examples of the various different types of jurisdiction agreements (also called choice of court agreements), namely...
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26th 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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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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