Dispute Resolution

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Practice notes
What is merger in judgment and its relationship with res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Mitchell of Old Square Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
The general rule—no costs recoveryThe general rule is that where a court order does not make any provision as to costs the parties are not entitled to...
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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 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
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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
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
Precedents
[insert name and address of defendant or defendant'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 12th Jan
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
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
This Practice Note sets out when and how an innocent party can rescind a contract for misrepresentation, why they would wish to do so and when...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): if serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronoavirus on the availability of both...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla McPherson 12th Jan
Practice notes
What are proprietary remedies?General principlesA proprietary remedy is one which attaches to specific property (as opposed to a ‘personal remedy’ ie...
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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:•which applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Mark Hubbard of New Square Chambers 12th Jan
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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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Issuing GDPR compensation claims and privacy claimsCPR PD 7A was amended on 1 October 2019 to allow for all claims relating to media and...
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4th Mar
Practice notes
Rationale for enforcing an interim costs orderIt is important that the courts have mechanisms at their disposal so that they are in a position to...
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4th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Civil restraint orders, Limited civil restraint orders, Extended civil restraint...
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4th Mar
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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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4th Mar
Practice notes
Scope of this Practice NoteAs set out in Practice Note: Court guides and other guidance, the court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the...
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4th Mar
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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4th Mar
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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4th Mar
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note considers what action may be taken on receipt of a judgment, including when you can apply to correct a judgment, revoke it, appeal...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note considers Tomlin orders, which are often used in the settling of litigation. A Tomlin order comprises a consent order and a...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note looks at costs insurance (sometimes known as legal expense insurance (LEI)), which is the means by which an insured person is...
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4th Mar
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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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4th Mar
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Civil restraint orders which deals with general information on civil restraint...
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4th 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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4th Mar
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This Practice Note deals with general information on civil restraint orders (CROs) that is common to all types of CRO and should be read in...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Civil restraint orders which deals with general information on civil restraint...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to sovereign immunity in Italy published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to sovereign immunity in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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4th Mar
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ARCHIVED: The International sovereign immunity guide for Cyprus is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide can be...
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4th Mar
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to sovereign immunity in Hong Kong published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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4th Mar

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