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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 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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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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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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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 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 considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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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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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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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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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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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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9th Nov
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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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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What is allocation?At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is the most appropriate 'track' for...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules. Depending on the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 18th Jan
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If your claim is in the Business and Property Courts and is proceeding under the capped costs list pilot scheme, which is a voluntary scheme requiring...
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18th 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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Note:•this Practice Note gives specific guidance on matters proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) under the provisions set out in...
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18th Jan
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For guidance on non-attendance by a party at an interim hearing, see Practice Note: Application hearings—Non-attendance by a party.What can I do if I...
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18th Jan
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Recording and transcription of hearingsCPR 39.9 sets out the provisions relating to the recording and transcription of proceedings and provides...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Disclosure—collateral use of documents—which deals with CPR 31.22(1)(a)...
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18th Jan
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It is the duty of counsel to cite the appropriate law report for a case and it is not sufficient to cite an unofficial report if an official or...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note is an introduction to CE-File electronic working/electronic filing or e-working/e-filing in the courts under CPR PD 51O, including...
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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Guide to Judicial ConductThe bias/impartiality of those holding judicial office is addressed in the Guide to Judicial Conduct (the Guide). The Guide...
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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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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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What is hot-tubbing?Concurrent expert evidence ('CEE'), or 'hot-tubbing' as it is colloquially known, is a procedure at trial whereby experts in any...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a factual witness is allowed to give oral...
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18th Jan
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When to brief counselIf you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial, or whether you are...
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18th Jan

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