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What is a tort?This Practice Note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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19th May
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How to apply for a third party debt order (TPDO)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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19th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 19th May
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Default judgment—requirement to set aside promptly under CPR 13.3This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to...
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19th May
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[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
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Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—money claimsTypes of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR...
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19th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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19th May
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting...
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19th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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19th May
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Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
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Service of the claim form in the jurisdiction—deemed service (CPR 6.14)This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in...
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19th May

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Tomlin ordersThis Practice Note considers Tomlin orders, which are often used in settling litigation. A Tomlin order comprises a consent order and a...
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15th Sep
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Consent orders and judgmentsThis Practice Note gives guidance on what a consent order or a judgment is, when court approval is required to enter into...
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14th Sep
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Judgments and orders—service, compliance, interpretationThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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14th Sep
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Interest on judgment debtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on claiming interest on judgment debts. For information on claiming interest when...
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14th Sep
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Chancery Division—ordersWhere your case is proceeding in the Chancery Division (which includes the Patents Court, the Intellectual Property Enterprise...
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14th Sep
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Judgments and orders—setting asideThis Practice Note considers what action may be taken on receipt of a judgment, including when you can apply to...
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14th Sep
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Judgments and orders—drafting and formalitiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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14th Sep
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Varying or revoking orders—court's general power under CPR 3.1(7)The court’s power to vary or revoke and orderWhile it is important for parties to...
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10th Sep
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Civil restraint ordersThis Practice Note deals with general information on civil restraint orders (CROs) that is common to all types of CRO and should...
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9th Sep
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Tomlin orders—court and court guide specific requirementsThis Practice Note considers the different court (including court guide) specific...
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9th Sep
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Case management—complianceWhat is compliance?Compliance refers to the parties’ need to comply with the court’s rules, practice directions and orders...
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9th Sep
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Judgments and orders—correcting accidental errors under the slip rule (CPR 40.12)What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court...
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9th Sep
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General civil restraint ordersThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Civil restraint orders which deals with general...
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9th Sep
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Extension of timeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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9th Sep
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County Court judgments and orders—additional mattersThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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9th Sep
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Civil proceedings orders against vexatious litigantsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Civil restraint orders,...
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9th Sep
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Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to useThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Case...
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9th Sep
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