CPR Committee open meeting 17 June 2016—questions and answers [Archived]
CPR Committee open meeting 17 June 2016—questions and answers [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • CPR Committee open meeting 17 June 2016—questions and answers [Archived]
  • Pre-action procedure for applying for interim payments
  • Issue fees for Intellectual Property claims and whether they should be limited to a non-financial remedy in first instance.
  • Debt Pre-Action Protocol (Debt PAP)
  • Consumer Credit Act 1974
  • Part 36
  • Brussels I (recast)
  • Subcommittee on Welsh Matters
  • Value of a claim and its relation to a court fee
  • Hearing fees
  • more

ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions as at the date the guidance in this Practice Note was published. For further information on previous and/or subsequent amendments to the CPR, see: CPR Updates—overview and Civil procedure rule committee minutes—overview.

Answers, to the questions raised, were given by the following:

  1. Lord Justice Briggs—The Deputy Head of Civil Justice

  2. Mr Justice Birss—Senior Court Judge

  3. Master Roberts—Senior Court Master

  4. Mr Edward Pepperall—Barrister at St Phillips Chambers who chaired the sub-committee for the Part 36 reforms

  5. Kate Wellington—Solicitor who is chairing the sub-committee for the Debt pre-action protocol

Pre-action procedure for applying for interim payments

Question Answer
Interim payments are required to address issues of, inter alia, rehabilitation and while the Rehabilitation Code provides for cooperation between the parties and a process to be followed, the parties cannot always agree. An outcome of non-agreement under current rules is to issue proceedings and for an application to be made for an interim payment. This may occur before proceedings would have otherwise been issued and resulting in a stay, or cause proceedings to be issued when