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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
Q&As
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution in ScotlandThis Practice Note provides guidance on how the Scottish civil courts are...
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24th Sep
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Motions in Scottish civil litigationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
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Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 24th Sep
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Progressing and case managing a civil claim in ScotlandCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 23rd Sep
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Drafting and lodging pleadings in Scottish civil litigationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 23rd Sep
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Starting a civil claim in ScotlandCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
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Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 23rd Sep
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Service in Scottish civil litigationBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering service of documents in a...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial 20th Sep
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Arrestment in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position on arrestment in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Money attachment in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Adjudication for debt in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the current position on adjudication for debt in Scottish civil...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Inhibition in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Enforcement in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers enforcement in Scotland. For guidance on:•other aspects of Scottish civil...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Jurisdiction in Scottish civil litigationBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Kirsty Hood QC of Themis Advocates 13th Sep
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Attachment in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 13th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Scotland trackerThis table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general...
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10th Sep
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Factual evidence in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note deals with factual evidence in a civil action in the Scottish courts. It covers:•what...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Kirsty Hood QC of Themis Advocates 8th Sep
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Alternative dispute resolution in ScotlandBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners dealing with cross-border...
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Produced in partnership with Euan McSherry of Aberdein Considine 8th Sep
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Pursuers’ offers in Scottish civil litigationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Edgar of Morton Fraser 25th Aug
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The Scottish Personal Injury Pre-Action ProtocolCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Edgar of Morton Fraser 24th Aug
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Funding Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note covers funding Scottish civil litigation under the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial 23rd Aug
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Judicial review in Scotland—protective expenses ordersThis Practice Note considers protective expenses orders (PEOs) in the context of judicial review...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 19th Aug

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