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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 indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a...
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9th Nov
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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CPR 46.5(4) sets out how the costs will be calculated and this is either by reference to:•proven financial loss, or•the amount for the time reasonably...
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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 12th Jan
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The default costs certificate procedure is not available in solicitor/client assessments (CPR PD 46, para 6.8).What is a default costs certificate?A...
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9th Nov
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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 Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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9th Nov
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Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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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 when dealing with disclosure...
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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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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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26th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—continuing breach and concurrent causes of actionThe Court of...
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—retrospective applications to extend time for the appellant's...
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note provides a summary of the most significant developments in...
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17th Dec
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3rd Dec
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3rd Dec
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The following key Jackson reform related issues are on the horizon:DateAreaCommentsNo date availableDamages-Based Agreements (DBAs) and the...
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3rd Dec
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3rd Dec
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3rd Dec
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ARCHIVED: This Tracker followed the progress of the introduction of the new electronic bill of costs (precedent S) which came into force on 6 April...
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