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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in negligence—whether or not a duty of care exists...
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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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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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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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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): 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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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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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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What is an interim costs certificate?An interim certificate is a certificate ordered by the court at any time after the receiving party has filed a...
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Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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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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22nd Jan
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If the case is proceedings in the Capped Costs List or the defendant would like it to proceed in that list, this Practice Note should be read in...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Seymour and Jenny Raymond of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 22nd 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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22nd Jan
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This Practice Note explains when you will need the court’s permission to amend a statement of case (pleadings) and describes the process of applying...
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22nd 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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22nd Jan
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This Practice Note provides practical tips on drafting a defence to a claim. Guidance is given on attacking any deficiencies in the particulars of...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Seymour and Jenny Raymond of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 20th Jan
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The rules governing small claimsCPR 27 deals with cases allocated to the small claims track and, to a large extent, it is entirely separate from the...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 18th Jan
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For these purposes, we assume that the amendments are either:•with the court’s permission, or•without the court’s permission and that they have not...
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18th Jan
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The rules regarding amendments to statements of case (which includes a claim form, CPR 2.3(1)) are set out in CPR Part 17 and the accompanying...
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18th Jan
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In CPR 2.3(1), 'statement of case':‘(a) means a claim form, particulars of claim where these are not included in a claim form, defence, Part 20 claim,...
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18th Jan
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In conducting the research for this Q&A, we have focused on amending statements of case and on mistake in contract.Amending a statement of caseCPR...
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18th Jan
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This Q&A covers proceedings in the High Court or the County Court.Filing a defenceSubject to certain exceptions, a defendant who wishes to defend all...
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18th Jan
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on a claim made under CPR Part 7.Service of the particulars of claimThe claim form and particulars of...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Hellier of Clarke Willmott 18th Jan
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The company nameThe name of a company is not an immutable part of its identity. A company can change its name as provided for by section 77 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 18th Jan
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We have assumed that the limitation period for the claim has not expired.Amending a claim formA party can amend its statement of case:•at any time...
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18th Jan
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Where a statement of case has been served, permission to amend must be obtained from the Court or from all of the other parties: CPR 17.1(2).In your...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Montagu-Smith QC 18th Jan

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