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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
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[insert name and address of defendant or defendant's legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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This Practice Note sets out the key steps in the mediation process from before, setting the scene at the mediation, private meetings during the...
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9th Nov
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A guide to specific terminology used in this Practice Note is provided—see below section titled ‘Key terms encountered when applying for a winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in a...
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9th Nov
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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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9th Nov
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The most important rule is to be polite. If you are polite to everyone at all times, it is hard to go seriously wrong.The judgeMake sure all mobile...
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9th Nov
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The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on CPR 31.16 pre-action disclosure applications, where the applicant and respondent are likely to be parties to...
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9th Nov
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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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Having established that a duty of care exists (see Practice Note: Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?), it is then necessary to consider...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 12th Jan
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS]][NAME OF DEFENDANT CHAMBERS][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [insert name of addressee][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE 2][POSTCODE][DATE]Dear [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER]][NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[Name of creditor’s solicitors firm][Address line 1][Address line 2][Postcode][Date][Ref: [insert reference]]Dear [insert name][Creditor’s name] AND...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE 2][POSTCODE][DATE]Dear...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF PROPOSED DEFENDANT’S SOLICITORS, IF ANY][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS][NAME OF PROPOSED DEFENDANT’S SOLICITORS, IF ANY][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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This Agreement is dated [insert day] of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert full name and address of individual or company name, number and...
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