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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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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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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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Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in 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 sets out the key steps in the mediation process from before, setting the scene at the mediation, private meetings during the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
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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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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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9th Nov
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As observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common than they ever used to be’ and yet, as that case...
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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 applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for practitioners is keeping up to date with...
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8th Apr
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Court of Appeal—professional negligenceARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal...
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8th Apr
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Frustration is a doctrine in English law comprising a common law right to terminate a contract where a frustrating event occurs after the contract...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Notes: Making an application, Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to use, Case...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: One of the difficulties for dispute resolution practitioners is keeping up to date with developments in case law that affect their practice...
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8th Apr
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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 obtaining...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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IntroductionARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the business of the CPR Committee (CPRC) meeting on 10...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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Archived: This Practice Note lists News Analyses, covering the period 2016 to 31 January 2019 (exit day), covering a range of issues concerning the...
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8th Apr
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 8th Apr
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