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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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9th Nov
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on claiming interest on judgment debts. For information on claiming interest when issuing a claim, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders as provided for in the (amended) CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 in...
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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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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 considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers estoppel by representation and estoppel by convention. For general guidance on what an estoppel is and when it may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court may correct an accidental slip or omission in a judgment or order (see: CPR 40.12...
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9th Nov
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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe and Adam Weitzman QC of 7BR 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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9th Nov

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In many cases the court will serve the order.Where the applicant is to serve, the precise requirements for serving the order are likely to vary...
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5th May
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This Q&A should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Loss of chance damages.Loss of chance claims can be complex. For a summary of practical...
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28th Apr
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This Q&A assumes that:•the question relates to the use of a signature in the context of commercial negotiations•the question does not relate to...
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28th Apr
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The provisions in the CPR are very clear that a costs budget needs to be filed by the date set out by the court (CPR 3.13). A failure to do so will...
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26th Apr
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The short answer is that a party cannot make a claim for costs up to the date of the CMC.Purpose of CPR 3.14The purpose of the provision in CPR 3.14...
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26th Apr
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Generally, in claims allocated to the small claims track, the parties bear their own costs. This is provided for in CPR 27.14.CPR 27.14 states that in...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 21st Apr
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Recovering rent arrearsBefore taking any action to recover rent arrears, landlords must consider:•whether they are able to, and if so whether to...
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15th Apr
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Protective proceedingsIn the event that a limitation period is due to end shortly, it is possible for a party to bring ‘protective’ proceedings in...
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9th Apr
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B may be able to claim against A under the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (T(IG)A 1977).T(IG)A 1977, s 1 defines ‘wrongful interference with...
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9th Apr
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We have assumed that this Q&A is directed at what steps are required to enforce a civil judgment of a court of an EU Member State in England and...
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9th Apr
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Where a person has suffered damage abroad through a tortious act and wishes to bring proceedings to recover compensation for that damage in the courts...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Apr
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This Q&A is only applicable where service took place under the Service Regulation, was commenced before 31 December 2020 at 11 pm and the transitional...
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9th Apr

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