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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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This Practice Note is concerned with substantive interim injunctions, which are a particular species of injunction granted on a temporary basis ahead...
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9th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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9th Nov
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What is a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the key steps in the mediation process from before, setting the scene at the mediation, private meetings during the...
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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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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
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The default costs certificate procedure is not available in solicitor/client assessments (CPR PD 46, para 6.8).What is a default costs certificate?A...
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9th Nov
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This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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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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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS][NAME OF PROPOSED DEFENDANT’S SOLICITORS, IF ANY][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 16th Apr
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Private & confidential[insert name and address of expert][insert date]Dear [insert name of expert][insert case heading]Instruction to act as...
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16th Apr
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Private & confidential[insert name and address of expert][insert date]Dear [insert name of expert][insert case heading]Instruction to act as single...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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15th Apr
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Recovering rent arrearsBefore taking any action to recover rent arrears, landlords must consider:•whether they are able to, and if so whether to...
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15th Apr
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For general guidance on the computation of limitation periods, as well as more specific details on limitation under the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980)...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Limitation—amendments to statements of case, set-offs and counterclaims, which...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the position according to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims now in force.Scope of this Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 13th Apr
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In this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for bringing a claim for breach of...
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12th Apr
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Pre-action protocols and Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and ProtocolsOnce you have a dispute to resolve (as opposed to an abstract question of...
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9th Apr
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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 the...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Protective proceedingsIn the event that a limitation period is due to end shortly, it is possible for a party to bring ‘protective’ proceedings in...
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9th Apr
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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...
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9th Apr
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Laches is an equitable doctrine which, as a general rule, acts as an equitable bar to equitable claims (for example, in respect of claims for remedies...
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9th Apr
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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of debtor][Name of debtor’s solicitors][Address line 1][Address line...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS][NAME OF PROPOSED DEFENDANT’S SOLICITORS, IF ANY][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Apr
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[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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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of Henderson Chambers 9th Apr
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[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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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Apr

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