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Breach of statutory dutyThis Practice Note considers claims for damages for breach of statutory duty. For guidance on claims for damages for a...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 19th May
Practice notes
The tort of deceitDeceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently...
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19th May
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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
Contract interpretation—the parol evidence ruleIn addition to the guiding principles on contract interpretation provided by Lord Hoffmann in ICS (see...
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19th May
Practice notes
Drafting the particulars of claim and replyThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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19th May
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Relief from sanctions—the applicationThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Notes: Making an application, Relief from...
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19th May
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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 19th May
Practice notes
Anti-suit injunctions—principlesThis Practice Note explains anti-suit injunctions. It looks at the timing of an application for anti-suit injunction...
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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 19th May
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Privilege—joint and common interest privilegeThis Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest...
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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
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Adjourning trialThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules....
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 19th May
Practice notes
Part 18 requests for further information (CPR 18)This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see Coronavirus (Covid-19) considerations...
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19th May
Practice notes
Charging orders—what are they and when to use them—CPR 73This Practice Note considers the jurisdiction for obtaining interim and final charging orders...
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19th May
Practice notes
Specific implement and interim specific implement in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position on final orders for specific...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 19th May
Precedents
IntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244(CC).Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF).These...
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19th May

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Can a defendant make a Part 36 offer for the claimant to dismiss their claim and pay a proportion of the defendant's costs?In order to be a valid Part...
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1st Aug
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My client was due to execute a settlement agreement by deed at our offices. Where that individual is no longer able or willing to travel, can they...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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How does Part 36 interact with the fixed costs regime in CPR 45 in respect of Personal Injury cases?CPR 45 specifies when fixed costs will apply to a...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 1st Aug
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If a defendant’s part 36 offer is varied downwards due to the discovery of dishonesty on the part of the claimant, will the defendant be protected in...
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1st Aug
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In a pre-action situation, if a party makes a part 36 offer for a relevant period of 21 days, if the 21st day falls on a Sunday, does that make the...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 1st Aug
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Where a claimant makes a Part 36 offer and the judgment is ‘at least as advantageous’ as the offer, are costs budgets relevant when determining the...
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1st Aug
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Can a Part 36 offer still remain valid if it is made subject to the condition of documentary evidence of a subrogated claim?Part 36 offers—generalA...
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1st Aug
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Can a litigation friend agree to vary a Tomlin schedule on behalf of a defendant who is a minor? All parties agree to the amendment.A Tomlin order is...
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1st Aug
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What is the effect of a Part 36 offer when the sanction in CPR 3.14 has been applied?STOP PRESS: This Q&A considers the position for a defendant where...
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1st Aug
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Would a (prospective) claimant Part 36 offer made in pre-action correspondence be invalidated if the proposed defendant were then to issue a claim...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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On an intestacy where no grant of administration'>letters of administration has yet been issued, could the statutory legatees make or receive a Part...
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1st Aug
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Is it acceptable to make a Part 36 offer to a litigant in person?STOP PRESS: This Q&A considers the position in relation to Rule 36 as in force prior...
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1st Aug

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