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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 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 practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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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
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This Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a...
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9th Nov
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What is a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
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9th Nov
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Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
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Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
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Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for non-financial loss (non-pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
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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
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering:•which applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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Nuisance claims are recognised in the following way:•private nuisance—interference with the use/enjoyment of land causing injury•public nuisance—an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the standard of proof in civil claims based on the defendant’s alleged fraud. It considers the test for dishonesty (per...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers the relationship between Part 36 offers and the specific costs recovery regime of CPR 36 with the CPR 45 provisions on...
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Produced in partnership with Imran Benson of Hailsham Chambers 13th Apr
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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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13th Apr
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This Practice Note considers when and why achieving a settlement of the dispute should form a part of the overall litigation strategy of conducting...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 13th Apr
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This Practice Note considers Tomlin orders, which are often used in settling litigation. A Tomlin order comprises a consent order and a schedule. It...
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9th Apr
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact...
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD]WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS[SUBJECT TO CONTRACT][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This precedent is based on the part 36 provisions in force prior to 1 april 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.Private &...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: Private & confidential[insert name and address of addressee][insert date]Dear [insert name of client: defendant][insert case heading]As we...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: THIS PRECEDENT IS BASED ON THE PART 36 PROVISIONS IN FORCE PRIOR TO 1 APRIL 2013. IT IS THEREFORE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY.[insert name...
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9th Apr
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD]WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS[SUBJECT TO CONTRACT][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear...
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9th Apr
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD]WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS[SUBJECT TO CONTRACT][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This precedent is based on the part 36 provisions in force prior to 1 april 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.Private &...
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9th Apr
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Private & confidential[insert name and address of addressee (client)]Date: [insert date]ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: Private & confidential[insert name and address of client][insert date]Dear [insert name of client][insert case heading/description of the...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED[insert name and address of defendant or defendant's legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: [insert name and address of claimant’s legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
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9th Apr
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD]WITHOUT PREJUDICE SAVE AS TO COSTS[SUBJECT TO CONTRACT][Insert date][Insert name and address of other party’s solicitor]Dear...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVEDPrivate & confidential[insert name and address of client][insert date]Dear [insert name of your client][insert the case heading/description of...
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