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Acknowledgment of serviceThis Practice Note explains when an acknowledgment of service is required (CPR 10) and the consequences of a failure to file...
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19th May
Practice notes
Misrepresentation—falsity (fraudulent, innocent or negligent misrepresentation)A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 19th May
Practice notes
Void contractsWhen 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...
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19th May
Practice notes
AffidavitsImpact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on affidavitsThe social distancing required as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is likely to...
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19th May
Practice notes
Professional negligence claims—the pre-action protocolThis Practice Note sets out the position according to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 19th May
Precedents
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD...
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19th May
Practice notes
How to obtain a writ of control—High Court judgmentsThis Practice Note concerns provisions of the CPR and related legislation (The Tribunals, Courts...
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19th May
Practice notes
Defences to Tort ClaimsDefending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering security for costs. For...
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19th May
Precedents
The list of documents should generally be completed on Form N265 (List of documents: standard disclosure). However, different forms apply depending on...
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19th May
Practice notes
CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
Practice notes
Multiple tortfeasors—liability issues and contribution claimsThis Practice Note considers tortious liability issues where more than one party is...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 19th May
Practice notes
European order for payment procedureThis Practice Note is for use in cases in which the order was applied for prior to IP completion day (31 December...
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19th May
Practice notes
Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 19th May
Practice notes
Adding (joinder) and substituting partiesThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Order for sale—how to enforce a charging orderThis Practice Note considers how to apply for an order for sale to enforce a charging order pursuant to...
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19th May

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Q&As
The starting point is set out in CPR 7.6: ‘…(1) The claimant may apply for an order extending the period for compliance with rule 7.5.(2) The general...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Laking of 39 Essex Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the claimantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that the question is asked on behalf of the claimant.Before issueIn general, the obligation is on the claimant...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Montagu-Smith QC of XXIV Old Buildings 8th Jan
Practice notes
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 8th Jan
Precedents
[Insert name and/or position of individual at the relevant court][Insert court address][Insert date]Dear Sirs[Insert name of claimant] v [insert name...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
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...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
Coronavirus (COVID-19) considerationsAn application for an extension of time to serve the claim form can be dealt with on the papers without the need...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
It is assumed that the reference to the ‘Hague Convention’ is to the Hague Service Convention, concluded as part of the Hague Conference on Private...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (Covid-19): If making an application for an extension of time, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the claimantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
Assumption: it is assumed that you have already advised the court that you will serve the claim form rather than choosing the default position that...
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Produced in partnership with Lauren Godfrey of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
CPR 6 contains separate provisions in respect of service of the claim form and service of other documents.Personal service of a claim formCPR...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
[Date][Insert claimant’s solicitors‘ name, reference and address]Dear Sirs[Insert name of claimant] v [insert name of defendant]—Claim No: [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
Practice notes
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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7th Dec
Practice notes
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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7th Dec
Practice notes
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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7th Dec
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the claimant’s duty to give full and frank disclosure of all material facts when making a without notice application for...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
This Practice Note lists a number of decisions in the Court of Appeal and High Court which have considered the interpretation of the CPR provisions...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
This Tracker lists a number of decisions in the Court of Appeal and High Court which have considered the interpretation of the CPR provisions dealing...
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7th Dec

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