Pre-action and limitation

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Pre-action and limitation guidance:

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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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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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 Pre-action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (second edition) (the Protocol) provides for a procedure whereby the parties can appoint a 'protocol...

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Once a lease has ended, the landlord can no longer forfeit or rely on a Jervis v Harris clause. At that stage, damages are the only available remedy and the amount...

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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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This Practice Note focuses on General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and data protection issues that...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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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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