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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 jurisdiction. For...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see Coronavirus (Covid-19) considerations...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on claiming interest on judgment debts. For information on claiming interest when issuing a claim, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe 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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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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What 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 is to save time, and...
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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 question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of...
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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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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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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal LLP 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 dealing with provisions in the CPR...
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9th Nov
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What is a res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the cause of action and the parties, which...
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9th Nov

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Instructing third parties—regulatory requirements 2011 [Archived]This Practice Note explains the regulatory requirements that apply when you instruct...
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15th May
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Remote hearings in civil proceedings via video-conferencing and telephoneThis Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference...
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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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Witness evidence—preparing for trialThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Witness evidence—giving evidence at trial,...
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15th May
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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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15th May
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Bias of judges or tribunals and recusalGuide to Judicial ConductThe bias/impartiality of those holding judicial office is addressed in the Guide to...
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15th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis 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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Business and Property Courts—shorter trials schemeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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15th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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15th May
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Hot-tubbing (Concurrent expert evidence) What is hot-tubbing?Concurrent expert evidence ('CEE'), or 'hot-tubbing' as it is colloquially known, is a...
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15th May
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Forms of address for the judiciaryThere are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply...
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15th May
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Electronic bundles in civil proceedingsEffective preparation of bundles is an essential element of a smooth, orderly hearing and something which...
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Produced in partnership with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP 15th May
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Witness evidence—giving evidence at trialThis Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a...
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15th May
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Preparing manual PDF electronic bundlesThis Practice Note provides guidance on preparing manual PDF bundles, similar to those required by Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP 15th May
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Non-attendance by the parties at trialFor guidance on non-attendance by a party at an interim hearing, see Practice Note: Application...
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15th May
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Court etiquetteThe 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...
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15th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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15th May
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Law reports—status of authoritiesThis Practice Note does not address decisions of the European Court of Justice. For guidance on whether judgments of...
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15th May
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TCC—preparing for and attending a pre-trial review (PTR)Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and...
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15th May
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TCC—preparing for and attending trialNote:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court...
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15th May

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