The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is proceeding, you may also need to be mindful of additional provisions—see further below.
If your claim is in the Business and Property Courts you should consider whether it would be appropriate to proceed under the capped costs list pilot scheme. This is a voluntary scheme which requires the agreement of all parties. It contains specific guidance on extensions of the time limits applicable to cases in the capped costs list. For guidance, see Practice Note: Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme.
It is important that parties comply with time limits set out in the CPR, practice directions and court orders—see Practice Note: Case management—compliance.
For information on interpretation and compliance with court orders, see Practice Note: Judgments and orders—service, compliance, interpretation.
For information on the time limits for serving various statements of case, see Practice Note: Timetable for statements of case.
However, where a party is unable to comply with a time limit they should seek to extend time for compliance, ideally as soon as it appears that the deadline cannot be met. In certain circumstances parties are able to agree extensions of time as between themselves but in some cases, permission
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