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This Practice Note considers tortious liability issues where more than one party is responsible for the damage suffered by the claimant.It considers...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
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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
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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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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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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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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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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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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 public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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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 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 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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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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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 by serving...
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9th Nov

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The Master of the Rolls issued guidance in March 2013, entitled Terminology for Litigants in Person, to clarify the correct terminology to be used to...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Wilmott LLP 24th Feb
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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 24th Feb
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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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24th Feb
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When seeking to serve a document in proceedings, Part 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) sets out the methods of service and the places at which the...
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24th Feb
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Any document to be served must be sent or transmitted to or left at the party's address for service under CPR 6.23(2) or CPR 6.23(3) unless it is to...
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24th Feb
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering service of documents out of England and Wales. For guidance, see...
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24th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the question when do I need to serve the claim form?. The time limits for serving the claim form differ depending in...
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24th Feb
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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 24th Feb
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see: Service of the claim form—service in the...
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24th Feb
Q&As
According to the Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions, it is not possible to issue a claim in the County Court by email. See CPR PD 5B, para...
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24th Feb
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What is a trial window?Lawyers, judges and even certain bits of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR 1998) (such as CPR PD 3D—Mesothelioma Claims)...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Cunliffe of Lamb Chambers 24th Feb
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Status of practice directionsSection 13 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (CRA 2005), CRA 2005, Sch 2, Pt 1 sets out a process by which the...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 24th Feb
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Statement of truthOur Practice Note Statements of truth, sets out the circumstances in which a solicitor may sign a statement of truth and how it...
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24th Feb
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In summary, if the judgment debt is paid within one month of the date of judgment, you may apply to remove the judgment from the Register of...
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24th Feb
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This Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols may result in a...
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24th Feb
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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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 24th Feb
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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of case—introduction and costs, Amending a statement...
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23rd Feb
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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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23rd Feb
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This Practice Note refers to old provisions in Part 6 which are subject to savings provisions post 31 December 2020. For detailed guidance on the...
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22nd Feb

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