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Produced in partnership with Oliver Hilton of Radcliffe Chambers 19th May
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Single joint expertsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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Precedents
IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC.Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (Word)Relevant...
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General pointsAn application for a search order should be made using Form N244 (or Form N244(CC) if in the Commercial Court), see:•Application notice...
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What is the limitation period for a claim brought by a liquidator as a consequence of section 127 of the Insolvency Act 1986?Where a company disposes...
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27th Jul
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Limitation Act 1980—general applicationIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The function of limitation...
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27th Jul
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Limitation—amendments to statements of case, set-offs and counterclaimsFor general guidance on the computation of limitation periods, as well as more...
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27th Jul
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Defamation—practical aspectsDefamation Act 2013Before the implementation of the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013), defamation actions acquired a...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 25th Jul
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Pre-Action Protocol on Media and Communications ClaimsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 25th Jul
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Practical and procedural matters in privacy proceedingsThis Practice Note deals with practical and procedural issues that may arise in a privacy...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 25th Jul
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What is the limitation for an individual to enforce a Data Subject Access Request through the courts?We do not have a Practice Note on the specific...
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25th Jul
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If a party has a claim in contract, do they need to proceed with that action before pursuing a third party?In general, a party can bring a claim...
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23rd Jul
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Which pre-action protocol applies to a claim where an individual (not acting as a business) is seeking monies from another individual (not acting as a...
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23rd Jul
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Starting a debt claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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23rd Jul
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Debt claims and pre-action conductThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR....
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23rd Jul
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Can you issue a Part 8 claim protectively (ie issued and returned for solicitor service) in much the same way as protectively issuing a Part 7 claim...
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23rd Jul
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Where a borrower has defaulted on a loan and we intend to send a letter before action prior to issuing proceedings in circumstances where the claimant...
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23rd Jul
Precedents
Agreement to extend limitation—standstill agreementThis Agreement is dated [insert day] of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert full name and...
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23rd Jul
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Standstill agreements to suspend or extend limitationAs observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common...
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23rd Jul
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