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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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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 service out of the...
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9th Nov
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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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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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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This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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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 which courts have...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 12th 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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9th Nov
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Defending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did not owe the claimant a...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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 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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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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9th Nov
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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 12th Jan

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Adding (joinder) and substituting partiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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15th May
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After a claim has been served—issues for the defendantAction following service of a claimA claim may commenced under CPR 7 (on which see Practice...
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15th May
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Discontinuance of a claimWhat is 'discontinuance'?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has...
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15th May
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Responding to a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on how to respond to a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the...
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15th May
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Responding to a claim for misuse of private information—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to respond to a letter of claim in misuse of...
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15th May
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Part 18 requests for further information (CPR 18)This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18,...
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15th May
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AdmissionsThis Practice Note sets out when CPR 14, which deals with admissions, will and will not apply. It looks at when admissions can be made...
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15th 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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15th May
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Admissions in money claims—specified amountThis Practice Note looks at the different provisions which apply when admitting the whole or part of a...
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15th May
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Serving the defenceThis Practice Note sets out the rules that apply when seeking to serve the defence in proceedings. The rules are set out in Section...
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15th May
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Late amendments to statements of case—illustrative decisionsThis Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a...
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15th May
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Challenging court jurisdiction—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles to consider when challenging or disputing the...
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15th May
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Drafting the defence—formalitiesIf the case is proceedings in the Capped Costs List or the defendant would like it to proceed in that list, this...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Seymour and Jenny Raymond of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 15th May
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Filing the defenceThis Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence.For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice...
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15th May
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Statements of truthThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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15th May
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Amending a statement of case—introduction and costsThis Practice Note is a introduction to amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be...
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15th May
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Amending a statement of case—logistics of effecting an amendmentThis Practice Note explains how practitioners should go about effecting amendments to...
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15th May
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Statements of case in the Commercial CourtReferences to the Guide are to the Commercial Court Guide.This Practice Note should be read in conjunction...
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15th May
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Late amendments to statements of case—the court's approachThis Practice Note considers late and very late applications to amend statements of case...
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15th May
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Drafting the defence—drafting tipsThis Practice Note provides practical tips on drafting a defence to a claim. Guidance is given on attacking any...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Seymour and Jenny Raymond of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 15th May

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