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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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29th Oct
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This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how...
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28th Oct
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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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23rd Oct
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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 22nd Oct
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This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 1st Oct
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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28th Sep
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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28th Sep
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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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26th Sep
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What is quia timet relief?Injunctions are generally awarded where a party has already suffered a wrong. For guidance on injunctions generally, see...
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26th Sep
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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26th Sep
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?Third party debt orders were previously known as 'garnishee' orders and operated under the regime provided for...
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26th Sep
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Having established that a duty of care exists (see Practice Note: Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?), it is then necessary to consider...
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26th Sep
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When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that...
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25th Sep

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Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot The disclosure pilot scheme commenced on 1 January 2019 and will run for two years....
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25th Sep
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Warning: this is for historical purposes only. From 30 September 2013, this pilot scheme has been implemented permanently. Accordingly, the majority...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Throughout this Practice Note, references to:•TCC are to the Technology and...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note provided information on the Bill of Costs pilot scheme which came to an end on 30 September 2017. This Practice Note is...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The provisions in this Practice Note came to an end on Monday 31 March 2014 when...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This document is being retained for historical purposes only. This pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013.For information on provisional...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: Warning: this is for historical purposes only. This pilot scheme has now ended.Where and when did it apply?The Automatic Pilot Scheme (the...
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26th Sep
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The pilot scheme is set out in Practice Direction 51V (CPR PD 51V) and provides for applications to set aside default judgments, obtained under CPR...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the video hearings pilot scheme which ran from 30...
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27th Sep
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This Practice Note is archived and is for historical purposes only as the pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013. For further information on costs...
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28th Sep
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This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only. The defamation costs pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013. For information on...
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28th Sep
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This Practice Note considers costs recovery when dealing with proceedings under the disclosure pilot scheme found in CPR PD 51U. The pilot scheme, in...
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5th Oct
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This Practice Note identifies a pilot scheme to test an online court environment in County Court money claims called the ‘Online Civil Money Claims...
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19th Oct
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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 online...
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19th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme (a form of fixed costs) which is set out in Practice...
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19th Oct
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Pilot schemes which are ongoingPilot schemeKey datesDetailsCPR PD 51Z—Stay of possession proceedings—coronavirus27 March 2020—30 October 2020Due to...
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20th Oct
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This Practice Note is an introduction to CE-File electronic working/electronic filing or e-working/e-filing in the courts under CPR PD 51O, including...
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20th Oct
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As part of the 104th update—Practice Directions Amendments accompanying the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), the Ministry of Justice introduced a new...
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22nd Oct
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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...
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27th Oct

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