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Where a party to proceedings wishes to compel a witness to attend court or produce documents to the court, they may consider using a witness summons....
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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
Practice notes
While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 12th Jan
Practice notes
When 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 parties contract...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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 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
Practice notes
As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
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9th Nov
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 Nov
Precedents
Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note identifies what can be transferred when assigning a contract and how to effect a valid assignment of a contract. For guidance on...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
What is an unfair prejudice claim (a section 994 petition)?An unfair prejudice petition is a statutory remedy available to shareholders of a company...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
Precedents
Before making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed. Any application to extend time should be made prior to that time period...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov

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Q&As
Where default judgment has been obtained, an application must be made to set it aside. To do this, you must file and serve:•Form N244 (or Form N244CC...
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11th Feb
Q&As
There does not appear to be a specific rule under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 or within any of the potentially applicable court guides which...
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11th Feb
Q&As
If a default judgment has already been entered and the defendant wishes to defend the claim, an application should be made to set it aside. Under CPR...
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11th Feb
Q&As
The general position is that costs rules applicable to a particular track will apply, even pre-allocation, unless the court or a practice direction...
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11th Feb
Q&As
Court’s approachIt is the court’s intention to keep the time and cost of litigating to a minimum and the court is now taking a more pro-active...
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11th Feb
Q&As
The issue in this question is whether the defendant, as a limited company, would be considered to be a litigant in person (LIP) and whether a litigant...
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11th Feb
Q&As
CPR 3.4 sets out the court’s power to strike out a statement of case. It may do this if it appears that:•the statement of case discloses no reasonable...
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11th Feb
Q&As
See: Certificate of service: general form: Atkin's Court Forms [251] which contain a range of Precedents (navigable via the table of contents).In...
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10th Feb
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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9th Feb
Practice notes
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 Feb
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: The UK's departure from the EU means that it is no longer possible for the UK court’s to make a reference to the Court of Justice....
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4th Feb
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to interim payments.For guidance on the procedure for making an...
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1st Feb
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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29th Jan
Q&As
The court’s discretion to strike out a case as an abuse of process under CPR 3.4(2)(b) incorporates a number of different rules, including those that...
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Produced in partnership with Ali Tabari of St Philips Chambers 25th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Notes: Making an application, Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to use, Case...
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22nd Jan

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