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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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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
Practice notes
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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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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Limitation—constructive trust claimsWhat is the nature of the constructive trust?There are two categories of 'constructive trustee' as described by...
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22nd Jul
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Where a claim form is received by the court on the last day of the limitation period (ie within time), but the court does not issue the claim until...
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22nd Jul
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Limitation—fraud, deliberate concealment and mistakeBrexit: This Practice Note refers to decisions of the Court of Justice. For guidance on whether...
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22nd Jul
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Limitation—the principal limitation periodsThe principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the...
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22nd Jul
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Limitation—latent damageBackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued...
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22nd Jul
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Agreement to suspend limitation—standstill agreementThis Agreement is dated [insert day] of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert full name...
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22nd Jul
Q&As
If an unincorporated association refuses to disclose its membership, who should be named as the defendant in proceedings where the limitation period...
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22nd Jul
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As a general rule, and unless there is a contrary indication, are parties able to extend by agreement any statutory limitation period (ie by entering...
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20th Jul
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Limitation—amending a party name and substituting or adding (joinder) of partiesThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note:...
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19th Jul
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
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9th 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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7th Jul

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