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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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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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9th Nov
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The most important rule is to be polite. If you are polite to everyone at all times, it is hard to go seriously wrong.The judgeMake sure all mobile...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 12th Jan
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Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence.For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice Notes: Drafting the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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9th Nov
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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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9th Nov
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Claims for knowing receipt (sometimes also known as ‘unconscionable receipt’) and for dishonest assistance are sometimes referred to as ‘accessory...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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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
Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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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 security for costs. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer, whether made under Part 36 or...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 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.A...
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18th Jan
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The Master of the Rolls issued guidance in March 2013, entitled Terminology for Litigants in Person, to clarify the correct terminology to be used to...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Wilmott LLP 18th Jan
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Parallel regimes in the CPR and the Companies Act 2006CPR 6.3(2) provides that when serving a company with a claim form, the claim form may be served...
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18th Jan
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This Checklist sets out when permission of the courts of England and Wales is required, may be required or is not required when serving a claim form...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the question when do I need to serve the claim form?. The time limits for serving the claim form differ depending in...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the certificate of service of the claim form (Form N215). It looks at why it is required, what information it...
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18th Jan
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For general guidance on the computation of limitation periods, as well as more specific details on limitation under the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980)...
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18th Jan
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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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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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 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
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 18th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Wilmott LLP 18th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Note: the Master of the Rolls issued guidance in March 2013, entitled Terminology for Litigants in Person, to clarify the correct terminology to be...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 18th Jan
Practice notes
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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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see: Service of the claim form—service in the...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note explains how practitioners should go about effecting amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be read in conjunction...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 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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References to the Guide are to the Commercial Court Guide.This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Claim form—the...
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18th Jan

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