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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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19th May
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
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19th May
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Adjourning trialThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules....
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 19th May
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Must a costs estimate be attached to a listing questionnaire (pre-trial checklist) in a multi-track claim which is subject to costs budgeting?The...
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19th May
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 19th May
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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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19th May
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Declaratory reliefThis Practice Note considers when, why and how you can apply to court for declaratory relief (a declaration from the court) and what...
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19th May
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Notice to admit factsWhat is a notice to admit facts?Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice...
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19th May
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Hague Service Convention—service outside the jurisdictionCoronavirus (COVID-19): When serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected...
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19th May
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Brussels ConventionThis Practice Note is for use when determining court jurisdiction in proceedings commenced in the courts of England and Wales on or...
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19th May
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European order for payment procedureThis Practice Note is for use in cases in which the order was applied for prior to IP completion day (31 December...
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19th May
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Part 36 offers—counter-offersThis Practice Note on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer,...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThis application in the Commercial Court should be made using Form N244(CC): Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC))...
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19th May
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Costs orders—Sanderson and Bullock ordersSanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 19th May
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IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC.Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (Word)Relevant...
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19th May

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Multiple defendantsThis Practice Note looks at issues arising when multiple defendants (or co-defendants) are involved in domestic proceedings. It...
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31st Jul
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Group Litigation Orders—procedureWho may apply for a group litigation order and when?It is worth noting that, subject to obtaining the appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 30th Jul
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Litigants in person—case management and relief from sanctionsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the...
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Produced in partnership with Phil Roberts of Clarke Willmott 30th Jul
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Witness statement in support of the defendant’s application for permission to make an additional claim against a third partyFiled on behalf of the...
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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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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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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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30th Jul
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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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30th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Phil Roberts of Clarke Willmott 30th Jul
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30th Jul
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Order for a declaration that a solicitor has ceased to actClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS...
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30th Jul
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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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Litigation Cooperation AgreementThis Deed is made on [date]Parties1[name], of [address] [company number] (‘A Limited’)2[name], of [address] [company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 30th Jul
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