Dispute Resolution

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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
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers estoppel by representation and estoppel by convention. For general guidance on what an estoppel is and when it may be...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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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 a reserved judgment?A reserved judgment is a draft judgment that is circulated by the judge. At the end of the hearing the judge will usually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the requirement for completing Court Form N510 (Notice for service out of the jurisdiction where permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with K & L Gates 12th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the considerations when seeking to file a defence.For guidance on drafting a defence, see Practice Notes: Drafting the...
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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
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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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This Practice Note discusses contractual estoppel as it has evolved from the decision in Peekay v ANZ Banking Group. For a summary of the key...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see Coronavirus (Covid-19) considerations...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
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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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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 when dealing with disclosure...
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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] OR [Specify...
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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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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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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to sovereign immunity in India 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 Switzerland 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 Germany 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 France 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 Canada published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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