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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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
Practice notes
This Practice Note is concerned with substantive interim injunctions, which are a particular species of injunction granted on a temporary basis ahead...
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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 12th Jan
Practice notes
While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is a notice to admit facts?Put simply a notice requests the other side to admit facts in the case. The aim of such a notice is to save time, and...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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 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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Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
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
Practice notes
As observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common than they ever used to be’ and yet, as that case...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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9th Nov

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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 13th Apr
Precedents
There are a limited number of circumstances in which the claimant does not require permission to serve the claim form outside England and Wales. To...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 12th Apr
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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12th Apr
Practice notes
Parallel regimes in the CPR and the Companies Act 2006CPR 6.3(2) provides that when serving a company with a claim form, the claim form may be served...
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12th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the rules that apply when seeking to serve the defence in proceedings. The rules are set out in Section III, Part 6 which...
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12th Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (Covid-19): The ability to serve a claim form within the requisite time period may be affected by the impact of coronavirus. For guidance,...
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12th Apr
Q&As
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
Q&As
As a general rule, documents must be served within the jurisdiction (CPR 6.6(1), CPR 2.3). However, there are exceptions to this rule that permit...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Where the court makes a committal order, the order is for the issue of a warrant of committal. A warrant of committal then needs to be executed,...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Requirement for a translationRecital 12 and Article 8 of Regulation (EC) 1393/2007, the Service Regulation provide that an addressee may refuse to...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Bulgaria joined the EU on 1 January 2007. For further information on this, see: EU member countries in brief.Article 26 of Regulation (EC) 1393/2007,...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Cyprus is part of the EU.The process of effecting service of documents between EU Member States is governed by the process of service rules set out in...
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9th Apr
Q&As
The first point to note is that service in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EC) 1393/2007, the Service Regulation is mandatory, and it is...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
Q&As
Service of the claim form at the defendant’s last known addressThe provisions dealing with service of claim forms are set out in Part 6.As to whether...
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9th Apr
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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9th Apr
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 9th Apr
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Name:[ insert]Witness Statement:[ insert]Date:[ insert]Exhibits:[ insert][Date of translation: [insert date]]Claim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 9th Apr
Precedents
Related PrecedentsRelated Precedents:•Witness statement in support of application seeking an order declaring that the permission to serve out of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 9th Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): no changes have been announced to relax the service requirements in CPR 6. Therefore, the use of personal service when...
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8th Apr
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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8th Apr

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