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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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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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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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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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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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Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under the provisions set out in...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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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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This Practice Note considers fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
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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 12th Jan
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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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 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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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Tomlin orderClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]...
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14th May
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Consent orderClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]...
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14th May
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Claim form—the contentsThis Practice Note considers the current position and provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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14th May
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Reserved judgmentsWhat is a reserved judgment?A court can reserve judgment by giving its decision at a later date in writing, after the trial or...
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14th May
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Adding (joinder) and substituting partiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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14th May
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Order granting permission to serve additional claim against a co-defendantClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND...
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13th May
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Final orderClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR...
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13th May
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Order granting permission to serve additional claim against third partyClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND...
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13th May
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Unless orderClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]...
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13th May
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Order for extension of time to file the defenceClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND...
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Practice notes
Limitation—amendments to statements of case, set-offs and counterclaimsFor general guidance on the computation of limitation periods, as well as more...
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13th May
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County Court Online pilot scheme—CPR PD 51SThis Practice Note deals with a pilot scheme to test a procedure to enable legal representatives to file...
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13th May
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Online Civil Money Claims pilot scheme—CPR PD 51RThis Practice Note identifies a pilot scheme to test an online court environment in County Court...
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13th May
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When the claim form is valid for service (CPR 7.5)This Practice Note considers the question when do I need to serve the claim form?. The time limits...
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13th May
Q&As
Can you bring a money claim and a claim for defrauding creditors in the same proceedings?The matters set out below deal only with the principle of...
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13th May
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Challenging court jurisdiction—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles to consider when challenging or disputing the...
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12th May
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Responding to a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on how to respond to a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the...
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12th May
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European small claims procedureThis Practice Note is for use in cases in which the procedure was commenced prior to IP completion day (31 December...
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12th May
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Responding to a claim for misuse of private information—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to respond to a letter of claim in misuse of...
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12th May
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Court fees in civil proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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12th May

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