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The remedy of damages—general principlesWhat are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a...
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What constitutes a valid assignment of a contract?This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a...
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19th May
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Professional negligence claims—the pre-action protocolThis Practice Note sets out the position according to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 19th May
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Summary judgment applications—what, who and whenCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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19th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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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
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[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
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Disclosure: specific disclosureThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Disclosure—the application for specific...
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19th May
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Pre-action disclosure—requirements and the courts' approachThis Practice Note identifies when it might be appropriate to make an application for...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Agreements to extend time—buffer agreementsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Extension of time, Making an...
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19th May
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Case management—court's powers—Dispute ResolutionThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Contractual estoppelThis Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 19th May
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Unfair prejudice petition—the procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 19th May
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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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19th May

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In a contractual dispute between a UK (English) company and a company based in the Isle of Man, what is the applicable law and what is the...
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1st Aug
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Where should a claim be brought if both parties live in Scotland but the defendant breached the General Data Protection Regulation by sending personal...
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1st Aug
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If an oral agreement for a loan is made in a foreign jurisdiction, can a claim for repayment of the loan be brought in the English...
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1st Aug
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Can I serve a claim form by email if a defendant is domiciled in two different countries due to work commitments?When seeking to serve a document in...
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1st Aug
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Can a person domiciled in an EU Member State be a litigant in person in the English courts?There is no general definition in the CPR of a 'litigant in...
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31st Jul
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Jurisdiction—determining an individual’s domicileThis Practice Note considers the English law (in terms of both UK legislation and relevant common...
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31st Jul
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Understanding the development of forum non conveniensPrior to 1984 there was no concept of forum non conveniens in English law; although there was in...
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31st Jul
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Allocation of jurisdiction within the UK courtsThis Practice Note considers the allocation of jurisdiction within the UK under the Civil Jurisdiction...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Mackenzie of 2 Temple Gardens 30th Jul
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Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Regulations 2009 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived. This Practice Note refers to the...
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30th Jul
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Application of the decision in Owusu v Jackson—key and illustrative decisions [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the...
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30th Jul
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Jurisdiction agreements—approach of the courts of England and WalesThis Practice Note looks at the English common law and how the courts of England...
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30th Jul
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This Practice Note discusses a key consideration of relevance when dealing with forum non conveniens, namely the factors connecting the proceedings to...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note discusses a key consideration that applies in the context of forum non conveniens, namely the requirements of justice.For guidance...
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7th Dec
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Forum non...
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7th Dec

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