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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
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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9th Nov
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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9th Nov
Precedents
[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify...
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9th Nov

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In answering this Q&A, we have referred to a request for further information which has been made of the claimant or via the claimant’s solicitors.CPR...
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28th Nov
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CPRThe CPR 5.3 states:'5.3 Signature of documents by mechanical meansWhere any of these Rules or any practice direction requires a document to be...
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28th Nov
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There is no general definition in the CPR of a 'litigant in person' or in the Litigant in Person Handbook.Rights of audience are governed by Part 3 of...
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28th Nov
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This Q&A considers the scenario where A has a claim against B which is a debt claim for the payment for good/services supplied by A to B and where...
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28th Nov
Q&As
A judgement or order takes effect from the time that it is ‘pronounced’ by the judge, see Holtby v Hodgson. Once the judge at a hearing indicates that...
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28th Nov
Q&As
According to Table 4: Applications Relating To Regulation And Administrative Matters and the specific procedural table for Accounts from Atkin's Court...
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28th Nov
Q&As
The CPR and relevant Practice Directions appear to be silent on this specific issue and we have been unable to find any guidance on this point. We...
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28th Nov
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Anonymity ordersGenerally, a hearing is to be public but the court may order that the identity of any party must not be disclosed if it considers...
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28th Nov
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LiabilityWhere an obligation or promise is given by two or more persons, they may be liable:•jointly•severally, or•jointly and severallyThe applicable...
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28th Nov
Q&As
The general rule, set out in CPR 15.4(1) is that the period for serving a defence is:•14 days after service of the particulars of claim, or•if the...
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28th Nov
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CA 2006The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) procedure is for a company to be restored by court order. It is not a judgment of a court, rather an order...
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28th Nov
Q&As
For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that the agreed Tomlin order will settle the litigation between the parties in its entirety.Legally...
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28th Nov
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Section 3 of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 deals with civil claims for harassment.When determining the procedure by which such claims are...
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28th Nov
Q&As
A 'set-off' is where (adopting the use of ‘X’ and ‘Y’ which, and please note so as to avoid confusion, is the opposite of the defined parties in our...
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28th Nov
Q&As
See Practice Note: Adding (joinder) and substituting parties, which gives guidance on adding, removing or substituting parties and when a court will...
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28th Nov
Q&As
We have assumed for the purpose of this Q&A that you are not referring to group litigation, rather a single cause of action with multiple claimants...
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28th Nov
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When seeking to bring a claim, it is important to ensure that it is brought within the time frames provided for under the Limitation Act 1980. A...
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28th Nov

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