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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
Practice notes
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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Where a company is registered in Jersey but has an office in England, can service of a claim form be effected by service on the office in England such...
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18th Aug
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Where a company has a registered office overseas but has a UK office address, which is not registered at companies house, can I serve the claim form...
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18th Aug
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What do I need to consider if seeking to serve a claim form on a dissolved company?Companies Act 2006 considerationsA dissolved corporate body ceases...
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18th Aug
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Draft order declaring that the service of the claim form without the permission of the court was ineffectiveClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 18th Aug
Precedents
Witness statement in support of application seeking an order declaring that the permission to serve out of the jurisdiction was obtained when the...
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18th Aug
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Can you personally serve a document on a member of the Armed Forces while they are on a Royal Air Force base?The rules in relation to service on a...
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18th Aug
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If a defendant who is located out of the jurisdiction (and for service purposes requires the permission of the court to serve) nominates a solicitor...
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Produced in partnership with John Ditchburn of Lamb Chambers 18th Aug
Q&As
When issuing a claim form (for a debt matter) where the defendant is a company based in Jersey, the court has advised we need to provide a completed...
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18th Aug
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Do you have more information on section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978?Section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978 (IA 1978) states:'Where an Act...
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18th Aug
Precedents
Witness statement in response to an application seeking an order declaring that the permission to serve out of the jurisdiction was obtained when the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 18th Aug
Q&As
What did I need to consider when serving a claim form in Scotland, if I have an exclusive English jurisdiction agreement?The provisions in relation to...
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18th Aug
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Do you have copies of CPR 6 and practice directions 6A and 6B as amended after 31 December 2020?This Q&A sets out the wording for rule 6.33, as...
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18th Aug
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Under the CPR rules I need to effect personal service. Is this being relaxed due to coronavirus (COVID-19)? What happens if I cannot serve on the...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Clarke of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
Precedents
Draft order—declaring that the claimant was at fault and should not have been granted permission to serve out of the jurisdictionClaim No. [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Pointon of St John's Chambers 18th Aug

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