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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
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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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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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Produced in partnership with Nicolas Pointon and Michelle Radom of Clyde and Co 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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What is mediation?Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).It is a form of assisted ADR in the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 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 in a number of areas covered in this...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Brodrick and Stephen Woodward of Payne Hicks Beach 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Anneliese Day QC and Christopher Knowles of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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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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 on Part 36 offers considers what happens when a Part 36 offer is responded to with a counter-offer, whether made under Part 36 or...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Coleman of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
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Note: this Practice Note is concerned only with the creation of binding legal relations by way of contract (whether in writing or orally) and is not...
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9th Nov

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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
Precedents
[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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9th Apr
Precedents
[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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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
Precedents
[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
Precedents
[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
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
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8th Apr
Q&As
The question of whether a deed can be witnessed remotely is a difficult one as the position at law is unclear. For the reasons that follow, it is...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made the day of 20[insert year]Parties:1[insert name of party], a company registered in England and Wales (registered number [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made the day of 20[insert year]Parties:1[insert name of party], a company registered in England and Wales (registered number [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 7th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the different court (including court guide) specific requirements when drafting and filing Tomlin orders. For general...
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7th Apr
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Unlike a settlement arrived at after proceedings have been issued, where the parties agree to settle their dispute before proceedings have been...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 1st Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the different forms which an offer to settle a dispute may take, from open offer letters and Calderbank (without...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note identifies the different means by which a settlement can be documented, namely by exchange of correspondence, contract, deed,...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers the effect of a settlement agreement on litigation, as to settlement preventing further litigation (and the exceptions to...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note considers the issues that can arise in determining when, precisely, a binding settlement of a dispute has been concluded.For...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 1st Apr

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