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CPR Part 8 claims (alternative procedure for claims)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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19th May
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Costs order—what happens when no order is made?The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any...
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19th May
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The remedy of damages—general principlesWhat are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a...
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19th May
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Costs and the indemnity principleThis Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The...
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19th May
Precedents
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD...
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19th May
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Costs orders—payment and enforcementThis Practice Note deals with provisions for the payment of costs orders. It considers the differences depending...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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Brussels I (recast)—appearance by the defendant (arts 26 and 28)This Practice Note considers the provisions in Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I...
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19th May
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Contracts and third party rightsThis Practice Note considers why a third party may wish to rely on a contract to which it is not privy, and whether...
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19th May
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Loss of chance damagesThis Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable,...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 19th May
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Contract interpretation—rules of contract interpretationThis Practice Note on rules on interpreting contracts (agreements) (also known as construing...
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19th May
Precedents
When providing a schedule of costs for summary assessment, the information should be set out using Court Form: N260 Statement of Costs (Summary...
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19th May
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Disclosure by a non-party—Rule 31.17Important note: The Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the...
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19th May
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Admissibility of expert evidenceThis Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972...
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19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244(CC).Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF).These...
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19th May

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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 14th Jun
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Precedents
Precedent instructions or brief to counsel[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Constantine Cannon LLP 8th Jun
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Briefing counsel for trialWhen to brief counselIf you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial,...
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8th Jun
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Litigant in person costs—financial loss and hourly ratesCPR 46.5(4) sets out how the costs will be calculated and this is either by reference...
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8th Jun
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Litigants in person—general considerations, resources and regulators' guidanceThe Master of the Rolls issued guidance in March 2013, entitled...
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