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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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23rd Oct
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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 determining whether a claim form...
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21st 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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20th Oct
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 1st 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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30th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR...
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28th Sep
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Private nuisance—what situations can give rise to a claim?Private nuisance normally involves interference with the claimant’s enjoyment of their land,...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the...
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26th Sep
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For guidance on the basic features of the doctrine of estoppel and the different classifications it has been subject to, see Practice Note:...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note is a useful guide when considering whether you can amend a claim form, amend a defence or amend a different form of...
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25th Sep
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What is a res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the cause of action and the parties, which...
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25th Sep
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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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25th Sep
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What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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25th Sep
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What are interim injunctions? An injunction is a discretionary remedy that takes the form of a court order and which requires a party...
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25th Sep
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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
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25th Sep

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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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5th Oct
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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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ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note provides information as at 1 April 2013 on the implementation of the Jackson Reforms. It is not maintained and...
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5th Oct
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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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5th Oct
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This Practice Note provides information on the changes to costs management and costs budgeting provisions within the CPR and practice directions....
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5th Oct
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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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6th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note summarises the key appeal cases (ie decisions of the Court of...
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6th Oct
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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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7th Oct
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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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7th Oct
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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 7th Oct
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[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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8th Oct
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As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal Agreement,...
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Produced in partnership with Roy Martin QC and Denis Edwards of Terra Firma Chambers 9th Oct
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This Practice Note provides a step-by-step process for analysing and invoking a force majeure clause. It must be read in conjunction with Practice...
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9th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for transitional arrangements on applicable...
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12th Oct
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This Practice Note sets out the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules set out in the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019,...
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12th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit will have on determining the...
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12th Oct
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This Tracker is designed to assist dispute resolution (DR) practitioners keep up-to-date with forthcoming legislation which will impact their...
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12th Oct
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This Practice Note considers the anticipated actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for...
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12th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit will have on cross border processes when the UK exits the EU. It considers the current...
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13th Oct
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This Practice Note provides information and guidance on the implementation period and its effect on EU law and UK legislation derived from EU law. It...
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13th Oct

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