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Costs and the indemnity principleThis Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The...
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19th May
Q&As
Can the tort of conversion apply where one individual took money from another individual's bank account?The tort of conversionThe tort of conversion...
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19th May
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Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 19th May
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Costs orders—payment and enforcementThis Practice Note deals with provisions for the payment of costs orders. It considers the differences depending...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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Norwich Pharmacal orders—procedure for applicationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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19th May
Practice notes
Strike out for abuse of process (civil) (CPR 3.4(2)(b))Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note...
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19th May
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Contracts and third party rightsThis Practice Note considers why a third party may wish to rely on a contract to which it is not privy, and whether...
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19th May
Practice notes
Loss of chance damagesThis Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable,...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 19th May
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Brussels ConventionThis Practice Note is for use when determining court jurisdiction in proceedings commenced in the courts of England and Wales on or...
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19th May
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Multiple tortfeasors—liability issues and contribution claimsThis Practice Note considers tortious liability issues where more than one party is...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 19th May
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Contract interpretation—rules of contract interpretationThis Practice Note on rules on interpreting contracts (agreements) (also known as construing...
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19th May
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify...
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19th May
Practice notes
Charging orders—what are they and when to use them—CPR 73This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders...
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19th May
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When determining the deemed date of service under CPR 6.26, does the clear day rule in CPR 2.8 need to be applied?This Q&A refers to service of a...
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19th May
Practice notes
When is variation of a contract valid?There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with...
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19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244(CC).Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF).These...
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19th May

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Starting a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on pursuing a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the UK data regime...
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2nd Aug
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In circumstances where the landlord and tenant are limited companies, but there is also a guarantor who is an individual, will the Pre-Action Protocol...
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1st Aug
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Can a notice to admit facts be served pre-action in correspondence?The aim of a notice to admit facts is to save time and importantly, costs, because...
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1st Aug
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Does the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims apply where the debtor is a partnership (not a limited liability partnership)?The new Pre-Action Protocol...
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1st Aug
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Are there any reported cases concerning the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims which concern the issue of a claim following non-compliance with this...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Does a defendant have to address every fact set out in a letter before action / claim, even if not relevant to the claimant's legal case?The...
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1st Aug
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Does the Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims apply where the creditor is a sole trader and the debtor is a limited company?The introduction to the...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Hellier of Clarke Willmott 1st Aug
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 1st Aug
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Do you have any information and recent cases regarding the requirements for a letter of claim to be served on a company based in Italy?The following...
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31st Jul
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Do you have any guidance, including precedents, on letters before action, especially in the context of breach of contracts and negligence...
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31st Jul
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Where two individuals jointly instruct a solicitor to act in the purchase of a property, is each individual entitled to require the solicitor to...
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31st Jul

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