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What is a tort?This Practice Note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort...
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Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?This Practice Note explains what a third party debt order (TPDO) (previously known as garnishee orders) is as...
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19th May
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How to apply for a third party debt order (TPDO)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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19th May
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 19th May
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Default judgment—requirement to set aside promptly under CPR 13.3This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to...
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19th May
Precedents
[insert name and address of claimant or claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 19th May
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Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—money claimsTypes of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR...
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19th May
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Witness summonsWhere a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a...
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19th May
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing with costs budgeting...
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19th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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19th May
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The tort of procuring a breach of contractAs set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business...
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19th May
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Documents to be served on the defendantThis Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in...
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19th May
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Service of the claim form in the jurisdiction—deemed service (CPR 6.14)This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in...
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19th May

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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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13th Sep
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If A took B’s car without A’s permission and crashed it, rendering it useless, would B have a claim against A in the tort of conversion?B may be able...
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13th Sep
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Can a Part 36 offer still remain valid if it is made subject to the condition of documentary evidence of a subrogated claim?Part 36 offers—generalA...
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13th Sep
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What applicable law rules do the courts of England and Wales use to determine the applicable law for a tortious act that occurred in Denmark?Where a...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 13th Sep
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In a dispute about monies owed, where party A has taken lien over the property of party B, can party B issue proceedings and pay money into the court...
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10th Sep
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Are you required to include claimant addresses on a Part 8 claim form following settlement of generic litigation test case?This Q&A refers to the...
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10th Sep
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At what point is a payment by cheque treated as being made? Does it make any difference if the recipient does not cash the cheque or delays in cashing...
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10th Sep
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From what point does interest on costs run and at which rate for the purpose of detailed assessment? Does interest run from the date of acceptance of...
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10th Sep
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What guidance and Precedent content (including letters before action) does Lexis have on the procedure for obtaining a civil injunction to prevent...
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10th Sep
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When can you add VAT on a Statement of Costs (N260) lodged at court?We have assumed that this Q&A is referring to a statement of costs lodged for the...
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10th Sep
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How would the court be likely to deal with a claim form where the claimant has not complied with a mandatory tiered dispute resolution procedure under...
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10th Sep
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A company is seeking a restoration to Companies House under section 1029 of the Companies Act 2006. What is the proscribed form of undertaking...
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9th Sep
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Where the defendant is in person and fails to agree the identity of the single joint expert and fails to agree the letter of instructions to the...
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9th Sep
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