Dispute Resolution

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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
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
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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
Practice notes
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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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 considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded...
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9th Nov
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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 position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for public access to documents. For guidance, see:...
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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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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 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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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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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 when dealing with disclosure...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for the representor both to have intended to and actually to have induced the representee, by their...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan

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This Practice Note provides guidance on preparing manual PDF bundles, similar to those required by Practice Direction 51O, the Protocol and Supreme...
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Produced in partnership with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP 5th Mar
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Note: the Master of the Rolls issued guidance in March 2013, entitled Terminology for Litigants in Person, to clarify the correct terminology to be...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Roberts of Clarke Willmott LLP 5th Mar
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From IP completion day onwards, this document is archived and is no longer maintained.Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Skadden 5th Mar
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LiquidationThe order of distribution in liquidation, following the realisation of security by fixed charge secured creditors for their benefit, is as...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers 5th Mar
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The UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted temporary new working rules in...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
What is institutional arbitration?An institutional arbitration is one that is administered by an institution agreed upon by the parties and conducted...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 5th Mar
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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 5th Mar
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 5th Mar
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This Practice Note compares and contrasts, at a high level and in table form, the key differences between arbitration and other forms of alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 5th Mar
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This Practice Note aims to cover procedural guidance and other points of interest specifically relevant to PI and clinical negligence matters in...
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5th Mar
Q&As
Gibraltar is a territory of the UK. The position on enforcement (and also jurisdiction) requires consideration of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance when seeking to enforce a judgment in the courts of England and Wales under the provisions in Regulation (EC) No...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK’s departure from the EU has significant implications for practitioners who wish to effect service of proceedings and other legal...
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5th Mar
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In this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The function of limitation periodsStatutory limitation periods seek to...
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5th Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance when seeking to recognise a judgment in the courts of England and Wales for the purposes of enforcement under the...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Wheeler of Fountain Court Chambers 5th Mar
Q&As
'Direct loss' and 'indirect loss''Indirect loss' is most frequently considered in the context of assessing quantum of damages and in interpreting...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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5th Mar
Q&As
The precise outcome is difficult to predict, of course, because much will depend on the actual terms of Brexit. Generally, Brexit provides deep...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Mar

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