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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note provides a history of the background to the second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (the...

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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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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides a comparison between the first and second editions of the Protocol. The second edition came into force on 9 November 2016....

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

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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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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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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What is Judicial Review? Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by public bodies. This...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS] [NAME OF CHAMBERS]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT]...

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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 2] [Postcode] [Date] Dear...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [Name of creditor’s solicitors firm] [Address line 1] [Address line 2] [Postcode] [Date] [Ref: [insert...

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This Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols may result in a party being...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is for historical reference. It considers non-compliance with a pre-action protocol and/or the Practice Direction—Pre-Action Conduct in force...

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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Condition Cases (England) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020, which applies to...

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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (Wales) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020, which applies to...

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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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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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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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This Practice Note sets out the scope of and aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (the Protocol), and the consequences of a failure to comply with...

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