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What is privilege? The core aim of privilege is to protect the confidentiality of communications between clients and their lawyers. Note that the right belongs to the...

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Note: This Practice Note is of largely historical interest. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his Review of Civil litigation Costs: Final Report, see...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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Fraud—what is it? Fraud can best be described as the deliberate or intentional use of misrepresentation, deception or dishonesty to deprive, in order to make a gain or...

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ARCHIVED: Note: • this Practice Note provides guidance on provisions which came into force on 1 April 2013 • this Practice Note only addresses the amendments to CPR 35.4....

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This Practice Note provides a general introduction to freezing injunctions and should be read, where relevant, in conjunction with the other Practice Notes in the...

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Origins of Group Litigation Orders (GLOs) GLOs were introduced in the Civil Procedure Rules (CPRs) 2000 following recommendations by Lord Woolf in his...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: A guide to privilege for in-house lawyers. Written for in-house lawyers, this Practice Note provides...

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In addition to their formal investigatory and enforcement powers, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are also able to...

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This Practice Note provides a guide to the current rules which apply when determining whether a court has jurisdiction to hear a dispute and the relationship between...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers, in detail, the various...

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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 misrepresentation, to...

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This Practice Note considers the requirement for there to be a false statement of fact for an actionable misrepresentation. For details of the other key ingredients for a...

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Introduction Prior to September 2008, numerous small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) entered into interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to support borrowing with...

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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 explains Part 36 of the CPR as it was in...

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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional secrecy offers...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege, including where they are...

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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the concept of giving...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated analysis relevant to derivatives practitioners. The cases are divided by topic area and include: •...

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Introduction to the ADR Directive The Directive on Alternative Dispute Resolution for consumer disputes 2013/11/EU (the ADR Directive) is intended to...

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What is the Financial List? The Financial List is a specialist list in the High Court which came into force on 1 October 2015 to deal with complex financial markets cases...

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Prior to 1984 there was no concept of forum non conveniens in English law; although there was in Scottish law. There were moves towards the use of this doctrine but it...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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