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This Practice Note provides guidance on CPR 31.16 pre-action disclosure applications, where the applicant and respondent are likely to be parties to...
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9th Nov
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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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
Precedents
[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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9th Nov
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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
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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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
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This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
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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
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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9th Nov
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
Practice notes
What is an interim costs certificate?An interim certificate is a certificate ordered by the court at any time after the receiving party has filed a...
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9th Nov
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Protective costs orders and cost capping ordersThe purpose behind a protective costs order (PCO) is to prevent litigants from being precluded from...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan

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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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21st Jan
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an agreement for the enforcement of judgments following the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Angharad Parry of 20 Essex Street 21st Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach any agreement regarding settlement processes following the UK...
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21st Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an agreement for the service of documents following the UK...
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21st Jan
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This Tracker followed the work of the Hague Convention on Private International Law as it sought to reach an agreement for a convention to deal with...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of dealing with the recognition and enforcement of judgments as they will apply between the UK’s departure from...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of European cross border processes as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January...
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21st Jan
Q&As
This Q&A considers the process for serving court proceedings issued in the courts of England and Wales out of the jurisdiction on a defendant in...
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21st Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as...
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21st Jan
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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 21st Jan
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The UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted temporary new working rules in...
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21st Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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21st Jan
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STOP PRESS: The decision of The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance and others, [2021] UKSC 1 was handed down on 15 January 2021. See:...
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20th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects relevant prior to/during the...
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20th Jan
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Published on 18 December 2017, this year’s Brexit round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the...
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20th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11:00 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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20th Jan
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This Practice Note aims to cover procedural guidance and other points of interest specifically relevant to PI and clinical negligence matters in...
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20th Jan
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution•Coronavirus...
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20th Jan
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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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20th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with a pilot scheme to test a procedure to enable legal representatives to file and issue County Court money claims...
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20th Jan

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