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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
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
What is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a sum in respect of...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
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
This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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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
This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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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 applicable law. For...
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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
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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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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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Wilmott LLP 11th Feb
Q&As
We assume there is a contractual relationship between A and B to which C is not a party and has no third party rights under it.In answering this Q&A,...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Hellier of Clarke Willmott 11th Feb
Q&As
Bringing a Part 8 claimOur Practice Note: CPR Part 8 claims (alternative procedure for claims) explains that Part 8 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998...
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11th Feb
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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11th Feb
Precedents
IntroductionApplication notice (Form N244) (PDF)Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF)The application should be made using Form...
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11th Feb
Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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11th Feb
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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11th Feb
Precedents
[Insert name and/or position of individual at the relevant court][Insert court address][Insert date]Dear...
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11th Feb
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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11th Feb
Q&As
At present, HM Courts and Tribunals Service have confirmed that, generally, the business of the courts and tribunals is continuing. The guidance is...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 11th Feb
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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11th Feb
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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11th Feb
Q&As
Practice Note: Order of play and trial timetables sets out the order of play during a trial depending on which track the case is assigned to as well...
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11th Feb
Q&As
CPR 32.18 provides:‘(1) A party may serve notice on another party requiring him to admit the facts, or the part of the case of the serving party,...
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11th Feb
Precedents
IntroductionThis application in the Commercial Court should be made using Form N244(CC): Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC))...
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11th Feb
Q&As
An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party, the assignor, to another party, the assignee. You can assign a claim or...
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11th Feb
Q&As
As a preliminary point, we are not dealing here with the situation where a claim form has been filed but not yet served. In this situation, CPR...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Dias QC of 7KBW 11th Feb

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