The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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This Practice Note is concerned with the changes to Part 52 which were brought into effect in October 2016 and it explains the transitional provisions which apply after that date. It also identifies content covering the pre-October 2012 provisions. For detailed guidance on the current provisions of Part 52, consult the following Practice Notes:
Starting an appeal—general provisions
Permission to appeal—preliminary considerations
Permission to appeal—the application
Permission to appeal—hearing and next steps
Grounds for appealing and preliminary considerations
Grounds of appeal—introducing new evidence
Appeals against cost orders
The following may also be useful for practitioners to be aware of:
guidance on the destination of appeals, found in Practice Note: Starting an appeal—destination of civil appeals
guidance on appeals to the UK Supreme Court (UKSC), covered in subtopic: Appeals to the Supreme Court
guidance on appeals in the small claims track, found in Practice Note: Small claims track—case management—Appeals
Note: this Practice Note focuses on general court procedure and does not look in detail at amendments to the appeals process within specific practice areas such as judicial review, planning, insolvency, employment and pensions. Practitioners should refer to those relevant practice areas for further guidance. In particular, depending on the court in which the matter is proceeding, it may be subject to additional provisions, for more information, see Practice Note:
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