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This Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the doctrine of forum non conveniens, also referred to as the appropriate forum or the proper place for a dispute to be...
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9th Nov
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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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 applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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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 the use of ADR as it may...
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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 service out of the...
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9th Nov
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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
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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 explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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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 Apr
Practice notes
The judicial branchThe judicial branch of government in England and Wales operates independently of the executive and legislature, and contains the...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester and Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 9th 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
There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you...
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8th Apr
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When to brief counselIf you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial, or whether you are...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains current judicial Practice Notes and judicial guidance of interest to Dispute Resolution lawyers, which apply in the...
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7th Apr
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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31st Mar
Practice notes
What is the status of the court guides?The court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the work and practice of the various courts, with...
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24th Mar
Practice notes
IntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions, now branded...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 25th Feb
Q&As
Claiming interestCPR 16.4(2) provides that:If the claimant is seeking interest he must:•(a) state whether he is doing so—◦(i) under the terms of a...
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11th Feb
Q&As
CPR 20 deals with counterclaims and additional claims and applies to:‘a) a counterclaim by a defendant against the claimant or against the claimant...
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11th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A covers the procedure to get a detailed assessment of costs without having to start a Part 7 claim. The requirements for using the costs-only...
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11th Feb
Q&As
Additional court feeFor information on the fee that is payable when starting a claim, see the Civil Proceedings Fees Order, SI 2008/1053 (as amended)...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the regulatory requirements imposed by the SRA in relation to litigation and advocacy, and provides guidance on the need...
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15th Jan
Q&As
In order to establish what court fee is payable, see Court Fees Schedule from 6 March 2017. Specifically, the amount of fess payable will depend on...
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15th Jan

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