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A claim for misrepresentation requires that the statement made must have been false. This is the ‘falsity’ requirement.Having established the falsity...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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
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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
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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
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This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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9th Nov
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As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
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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
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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 12th Jan
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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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Confidentiality is particularly important in the context of mediation to enable parties to participate fully. Mediations are covered by two different...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan

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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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19th Apr
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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
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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
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
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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
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This Practice Note sets out the documents that need to be served on the defendant alongside the claim form in civil litigation. The documents are the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the certificate of service of the claim form (Form N215). It looks at why it is required, what information it...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers service in England and Wales in relation to documents from an EU Member State court or tribunal under Regulation (EC)...
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8th Apr
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Serving witness statementsIf you wish to rely on witness evidence, it must be set out in a witness statement, which must be served within the time...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the rules in both CPR 6.7 for service of the claim form and CPR 6.28 for service of other documents on the defendant’s...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the provisions for the service of documents other than the claim form, particulars of claim and the defence. For...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
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8th Apr
Q&As
This Q&A assumes that jurisdiction has already been considered and it has been decided that the Courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to...
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Produced in partnership with Kayleigh Lindford of Clarke Willmott 19th Mar
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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19th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the question when do I need to serve the claim form?. The time limits for serving the claim form differ depending in...
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19th Mar
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This Practice Note refers to old provisions in Part 6 which are subject to savings provisions post 31 December 2020. For detailed guidance on the...
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19th Mar
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This Practice Note considers service of the claim form where there is an agreed method of service in a contract between the parties for service in the...
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19th Mar
Q&As
Companies Act 2006 considerationsA dissolved corporate body ceases to have a legal identity. This clearly raises an issue if seeking to commence...
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18th Mar
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This Practice Note explains when an acknowledgment of service is required (CPR 10) and the consequences of a failure to file an acknowledgment of...
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17th Mar

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