Pre-action and limitation

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This Practice Note deals with admissions prior to the issue of the claim form. For information on admissions after issue of the claim, see Practice Note: Admissions....

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This Practice Note provides guidance on when the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the Protocol) applies, as well as the types of...

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This Practice Note provides a history of the background to the second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the Protocol), which...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note provides a history of the background to the second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the...

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This Practice Note provides a comparison between the first and second editions of the Protocol. The second edition is in force from 9 November 2016 Full copies of the...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides a comparison between the first and second editions of the Protocol. The second edition came into force on 9 November 2016....

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This Practice Note considers the basis of the requirement to comply with the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the Protocol) and the ability...

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This Practice Note considers the requirements in the second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the Protocol) which must be...

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The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the Protocol) provides for a procedure whereby the parties can appoint a...

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[ON YOUR FIRM’S LETTERHEAD] [Insert name and address of the claimant’s solicitors, including any reference number/name of the responsible lawyer if given in the letter of...

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[ON YOUR FIRM’S LETTERHEAD] [Insert name and address of the claimant’s solicitors, including any reference number/name of the responsible lawyer if given in the letter of...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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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 proceedings. Note: you...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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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 data protection and GDPR. For guidance, see:...

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Introduction The application should be made using: —Form N244 generally —Form N244(CC) if the application is being made in the Commercial Court —Form N244(CCFL) if the...

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Introduction The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC. Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF) PDF Format WARNING: Note that...

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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: • which applicable law to apply—for more...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

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What follows is a summary of what to consider and what to expect when bringing a claim. Before deciding to issue proceedings There are several aspects which you need to...

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What follows is a short summary of main steps you might take following a new claim having been made against you, including what to consider and what to expect. Immediate...

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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether this would be an appropriate means of addressing the issues...

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What is Judicial Review? Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by public bodies. This...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS] [NAME OF CHAMBERS]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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