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Unless ordersThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court...
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19th May
Practice notes
Strike out—no reasonable grounds for bringing or defending the claim (CPR 3.4(2)(a))Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set...
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19th May
Practice notes
What is the effect of interim charging orders?This Practice Note considers the effect of the court making an interim charging order pursuant to the...
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19th May
Precedents
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD...
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19th May
Practice notes
Defences to Tort ClaimsDefending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
Q&As
Can the tort of conversion apply where one individual took money from another individual's bank account?The tort of conversionThe tort of conversion...
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19th May
Practice notes
Brussels I (recast) and proceedings in third states (arts 33 and 34)This Practice Note considers the impact of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I...
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Produced in partnership with Ian McDonald of 4 New Square 19th May
Practice notes
Notice to admit factsWhat is a notice to admit facts?Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice...
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19th May
Practice notes
Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
Practice notes
Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
Practice notes
Single joint expertsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Limitation—professional negligence claimsThis Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains...
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19th May
Practice notes
Tracker—changes to CPR 6 and practice direction 6BThe Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2021—new rule 6.33(2B)(b)The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Practice notes
Costs-only proceedings (Part 8)This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court...
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19th May

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Court fees in civil proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Court guides and other guidanceWhat is the status of the court guides?The court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the work and practice...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
County Court—introduction of the single County Court [Archived]ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background...
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30th Jul
Practice notes
Briefing counsel for trialWhen to brief counselIf you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial,...
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30th Jul
Practice notes
Forms of address for the judiciaryThere are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply...
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30th Jul
Practice notes
Business and Property CourtsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Precedent instructions or brief to counsel[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert...
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30th Jul
Practice notes
Dispute Resolution—judicial practice notes and guidanceContent: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Starting and progressing a claim | Disclosure pilot scheme in...
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29th Jul
Q&As
Can a £10,000 court fee be refunded if the claim is discontinued before the claim form is served?This Q&A assumes the reference is to the issue fee...
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23rd Jul
Q&As
What is the court fee for issuing professional negligence proceedings against solicitors where the remedy is an indemnity in relation to costs that...
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23rd Jul
Q&As
What court fee(s) are payable when a claimant in small claims track proceedings (claim value of £5,500) wants to issue a CPR 20 claim against a new...
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22nd Jul
Q&As
How are court fees (issue fees) calculated when interest on the amount claimed will be determined at the court's discretion under section 69 of the...
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22nd Jul
Q&As
Are there any provisions that permit unclaimed funds originally deposited with the Court Funds Office to be repaid to the original person who...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 11th Jun
Practice notes
Your client and the court—regulatory requirementsThis Practice Note explains the regulatory requirements imposed by the SRA in relation to litigation...
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8th Jun
Q&As
What are enhanced court fees?In December 2013 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) issued a consultation on reforming court fees, which included (in Part 2...
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6th Jun
Q&As
If a party is bringing a claim for the recovery of money (where the money element is for a sum to be determined by the court) and for a non-monetary...
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5th Jun

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