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What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court may correct an accidental slip or omission in a judgment or order (see: CPR 40.12...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 9th Nov
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In most torts, where a defendant breaches their duty towards the claimant, they are only liable if the claimant can establish that the breach in...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Page of Hardwicke Chambers 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
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In addition to the guiding principles on contract interpretation provided by Lord Hoffmann in ICS (see Practice Note: Contract interpretation—the...
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9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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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 in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 9th Nov
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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
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9th Nov
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What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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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
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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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Nuisance claims are recognised in the following way:•private nuisance—interference with the use/enjoyment of land causing injury•public nuisance—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 on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer, whether made under Part 36 or...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 9th Nov

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STOP PRESS: The decision of The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance was handed down on 15 September 2020. On 2 November 2020, the Supreme...
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30th Nov
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Appeals and applications to the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal are both significantly affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This...
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29th Nov
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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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29th Nov
Q&As
View from the bar on serving claim forms during coronavirus (COVID-19).Chris Bryden, 4 King’s Bench WalkCPR 6 sets out the rules relating to service...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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Practical tips for the mediator•never move a participant without being in the room with them, and announce the move clearly so they can acknowledge...
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Produced in partnership with Beverly-Ann Rogers, Jane Player, Tim Hardy and Patrick Walker, mediators of IPOS Mediation 28th Nov
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The response of the courts to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been patchy and confused. The position changes from day-to-day as to whether...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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Civil Procedure Rules contain two separate provisions relating to agreed extensions of time: CPR 3.8(4) gives a general permission to agree...
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Produced in partnership with David Peachey 28th Nov
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There are a number of applications that the CPR requires to be made promptly, but much of the commentary below will be relevant to any circumstances...
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Produced in partnership with David Peachey 28th Nov
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Serving documents by emailService by email is permitted under CPR 6.20(1)(d) provided it is in accordance with CPR PD 6A, para 4.1, which requires the...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 28th Nov
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This Q&A considers whether you can file and serve costs budgets via email in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This Q&A is based on the...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Nov
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Assumption: it is assumed that you have already advised the court that you will serve the claim form rather than choosing the default position that...
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Produced in partnership with Lauren Godfrey of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Nov
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When seeking to serve a document in proceedings, Part 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) sets out the methods of service and the places at which the...
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28th Nov
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Keeping your mediation discussions confidential is of course extremely important, not just from disclosure to the other side but also confidential...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Fitton, mediator of IPOS Mediation 28th Nov
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Practice Direction 51V does not indicate that the pilot can be extended to cases which fall outside the categories identified in CPR PD 51V, para 1.6...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Clarke of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Nov
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The obligation on the parties under CPR 3.13 is to ‘file and exchange’ budgets by the stated time.The rules use ‘exchange’ here rather than serve....
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Nov

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