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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on CPR 31.16 pre-action disclosure applications, where the applicant and respondent are likely to be parties to...
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9th Nov
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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
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What is a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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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 default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
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This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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9th Nov
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The default costs certificate procedure is not available in solicitor/client assessments (CPR PD 46, para 6.8).What is a default costs certificate?A...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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What are proprietary remedies?General principlesA proprietary remedy is one which attaches to specific property (as opposed to a ‘personal remedy’ ie...
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9th Nov
Precedents
This Precedent and Drafting Note provide guidance on key model directions from the justice.gov.uk website’s ‘menu of model paragraphs’. They should be...
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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 considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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9th Nov

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Who may apply for a group litigation order and when?It is worth noting that, subject to obtaining the appropriate consent (on which see: Application...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 25th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines some of the key considerations when dealing with claims concerning company directors. It addresses the definition of a...
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25th Jan
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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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20th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with a pilot scheme to test a procedure to enable legal representatives to file and issue County Court money claims...
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20th Jan
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High Court or the County Court?Whether to start your claim in the High Court or the County Court is generally a question of the value of the claim....
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19th Jan
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Legislative reforms, which took effect on 1 October 2015, established the right to collective redress for victims of anti-competitive behaviour,...
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Produced in partnership with Constantine Cannon LLP 19th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the types of parties which may become involved (whether as claimant or defendant) in litigation in England...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 18th 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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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers how you may assign a claim or cause of action in law or in equity, including the specific issues to consider when...
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18th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering service of documents out of England and Wales. For guidance, see...
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18th Jan
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What is the Financial List?The Financial List is a specialist list in the High Court which came into force on 1 October 2015 to deal with complex...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers electronic working (e-working), in particular, in relation to electronic communications and electronic filing (e-filing)...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the background and development of electronic working in the courts. It provides a summary of electronic working schemes...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers when, why and how you can apply to court for declaratory relief (a declaration from the court) and what factors the court...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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This Practice Note identifies the key factors you should consider when advising a client where an issue or potential dispute has arisen in the...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 18th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out an overview of a litigation process for a dispute in England and Wales. It includes details of the stages of a dispute,...
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