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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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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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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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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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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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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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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 the use of ADR as it may...
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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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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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There are numerous reasons why parties may wish to make changes to their agreement. Most disputes connected with variation of contracts concern...
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9th Nov
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What is an interim costs certificate?An interim certificate is a certificate ordered by the court at any time after the receiving party has filed a...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
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What is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the proceedings it has instigated to an end by serving...
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Where the claimant has already obtained a default judgment, the defendant may still wish to defend the claim. To do so, the default judgment will have...
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16th Apr
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A default judgment is also referred to as a judgment in default, judgment in default of acknowledgment of service and judgment in default of...
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16th Apr
Precedents
Filed on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness]Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...
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9th Apr
Precedents
This Precedent gives guidance on how to complete Form N244 making an application to set aside judgment in default on the grounds the defendant has a...
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9th Apr
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the provisions in CPR 3.13, which is a self-contained regime for the variation and setting aside of a default judgment....
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the video hearings pilot scheme which ran from 30...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): If making an application, this can be dealt with without notice and on the papers, see: Application without notice and...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note confirms that the relief from sanctions test set out in Denton v White applies when making an application to set aside a default...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For the current position, see Practice Note: Default judgment—application or...
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29th Mar
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ARCHIVED: The pilot scheme is set out in Practice Direction 51V (CPR PD 51V) and provides for applications to set aside default judgments, obtained...
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29th Mar
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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when determining the ability and potential difficulties in enforcing a default judgment of the courts...
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25th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to make a prompt application to set aside a default judgment. The...
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8th Mar
Q&As
When can a party obtain judgment in default on a counterclaim?Under CPR 12.3 (which applies to counterclaims (CPR 20.3(3)), a party may obtain...
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18th Feb
Q&As
This Q&A considers the effect on a claim of default judgment on a counterclaim. This is not a question of procedure as such; it is a matter of res...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 11th Feb
Q&As
The general position on judgmentsSubject to appeal and to being amended or set aside, a judgment is conclusive as between the parties.It is a...
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11th Feb
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In circumstances when an application to set aside judgment in default has been dismissed, it is unlikely that the court will allow a second...
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11th Feb

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