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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
Practice notes
In most torts, where a defendant breaches their duty towards the claimant, they are only liable if the claimant can establish that the breach in...
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Produced in partnership with Laurence Page of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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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 9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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9th Nov
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What are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage...
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9th Nov
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Claims for knowing receipt (sometimes also known as ‘unconscionable receipt’) and for dishonest assistance are sometimes referred to as ‘accessory...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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9th Nov
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For guidance on transitional...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Nash of Hailsham Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
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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 when dealing with disclosure...
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9th Nov
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Protective costs orders and cost capping ordersThe purpose behind a protective costs order (PCO) is to prevent litigants from being precluded from...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note is for use when serving documents in an EU Member State before 31 December 2020. It is also applicable for service of document...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 27th Nov
Q&As
This Q&A considers the process for enforcing a personal guarantee and does not set out considerations to be taken into account when determining...
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27th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the end of the implementation period, being 31 December 2020. This...
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26th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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26th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see: Service of the claim form—service in the...
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26th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering service of documents. For...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note addresses issues when serving out of the jurisdiction and the permission of the court is required. It explains how to make an...
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Produced in partnership with K&L Gates 26th Nov
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit will have on the service of...
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26th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering service. For guidance, see...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses a key consideration that applies in the context of forum non conveniens, namely the requirements of justice.For guidance...
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23rd Nov
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This Practice Note considers the jurisdictional service gateways or grounds for service set out in CPR PD 6B, para 3.1. The Practice Note reviews the...
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23rd Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see: Forum non...
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23rd Nov
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This Practice Note discusses a key consideration of relevance when dealing with forum non conveniens, namely the factors connecting the proceedings to...
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20th Nov
Q&As
JurisdictionIf the defendant is living in the UKWhether the English court would have jurisdiction of the dispute needs to be considered under the...
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20th Nov
Q&As
When seeking to serve a document in proceedings, Part 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) sets out the methods of service and the places at which the...
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20th Nov
Q&As
There is no general definition in the CPR of a 'litigant in person' or in the Litigant in Person Handbook.Rights of audience are governed by Part 3 of...
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20th Nov
Q&As
This Q&A considers how a defendant should respond to receiving proceedings for which the claimant was required to, but did not, obtain the court's...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 19th Nov
Q&As
The original question received on this issue was:A defendant company in Guernsey has agreed to accept service in England. When issuing the claim form...
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19th Nov
Practice notes
This Glossary assists dispute resolution practitioners with understanding the different terms used when dealing with the service of documents either...
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19th Nov
Practice notes
This Checklist sets out when permission of the courts of England and Wales is required, may be required or is not required when serving a claim form...
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18th Nov

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