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Contract interpretation—battle of the forms—on whose terms have parties contracted?This Practice Note considers the court’s approach when there is...
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19th May
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Starting a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on pursuing a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the UK data regime...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 19th May
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Claims for rectificationThis Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a...
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19th May
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Quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods)When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit...
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19th May
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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
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Costs budgeting—completing Precedent R (costs budget discussion report)On 1 October 2020, changes to both section II of CPR 3 and CPR PD 3E dealing...
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19th May
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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 security for costs. For...
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19th May
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Multi-track—case management conference (CMC)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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19th May
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Default judgment—general principles for setting asideWhere the claimant has already obtained a default judgment, the defendant may still wish 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
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Specific disclosure—the courts' approachThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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19th May
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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
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Limitation—latent damageBackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued...
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19th May
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Disclosure: specific disclosureThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Disclosure—the application for specific...
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19th May
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Serving the defenceThis Practice Note sets out the rules that apply when seeking to serve the defence in proceedings. The rules are set out in Section...
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19th May
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Case management—court's powers—Dispute ResolutionThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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19th May

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Settlement agreements—the effect on litigationThis Practice Note considers the effect of a settlement agreement on litigation, as to settlement...
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4th Aug
Q&As
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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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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If a settlement is reached between issue of the Claim Form and service, should a Notice of Discontinuance be filed? Or a Tomlin Order? Or is no...
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Produced in partnership with David Peter of Devereux Chambers 1st Aug
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Can a part 36 offer state that parties are to enter into a supplemental agreement which is to be negotiated at a later date or does the document have...
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1st Aug
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Where a consent order has been made for the payment of a lump sum but is silent as to interest, can interest be claimed on late payment of the lump...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 1st Aug
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If a ‘Calderbank’ offer states a deadline/date to respond, but does not state that the offer will be automatically withdrawn after that date, is the...
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1st Aug
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Can non-party A rely on the confidential settlement in bringing a subsequent claim against the claimant? Is the claimant estopped by the confidential...
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1st Aug
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What is the effect of informal settlement agreements on civil litigation? What, if any, account may be taken of informal settlement discussions when...
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1st Aug
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Does a CPR Part 36 offer, when made, reject a common law offer previously made by virtue of the standard common law doctrine?At common law, a...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Tom Montagu-Smith, QC 31st Jul

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