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Interest on general damagesEntitlementA claimant is entitled to simple interest at a rate the court deems fit.The rateInterest on general damages is...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Brexit: The UK’s departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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9th Nov
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Expert witnesses are instructed in personal injury claims to provide an opinion on medical and non-medical technical issues within their field of...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Huckstepp of IRH Solicitors 12th Jan
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IntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and dealing with road accident personal...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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9th Nov
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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25%. The new discount rate came into effect on 5...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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General principlesAs a general rule, a claimant must give credit for any financial gains they make that they have received as a result of their...
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9th Nov
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The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.LA 1980 sets out the time limits within which claimants are entitled to bring claims of various...
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9th Nov
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The nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability resulting from an injury,...
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9th Nov
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Defining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident that caused their psychiatric...
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9th Nov
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What is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident that caused their psychiatric...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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9th Nov
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What is QOCS?Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers the relationship between Part 36 offers and the specific costs recovery regime of CPR 36 with the CPR 45 provisions on...
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Produced in partnership with Imran Benson of Hailsham Chambers 13th Apr
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BackgroundThe Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division) which is...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 9th Apr
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Types of claimsThese types of claims fall into three categories. Category I Claims for the recovery of land, including a possession claim under CPR 55...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED:  This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Jackson LJ’s ‘Supplemental Report—Fixed Recoverable Costs’In July 2017, Lord...
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8th Apr
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Types of claimsThese types of claims fall into two categories which are set out in CPR 45.1(2)(a) and (b): •CPR 45.1(2)(a)—deals with claims for a...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.Fixed costs—money or...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.Limits on the level of...
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8th Apr
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For further information on the different methods of enforcement available, see Practice Note: Which enforcement of judgment method should I...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the advocate preparing and appearing at...
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8th Apr
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Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic AccidentsThe protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA)...
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18th Mar
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Sections 88–90 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and costs protection in environmental mattersEntry into force of sections 88–90 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Landmark Chambers 11th Mar
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Fixed recoverable costs (FRC) prescribe an amount that can be claimed back from a paying party in litigation and have been implemented in an effort to...
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3rd Mar
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This Practice Note considers the Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme (a form of fixed costs) which is set out in Practice...
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3rd Mar
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Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers' Liability and Public Liability) ClaimsThe protocol applies to all claims where:•either...
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3rd Mar
Q&As
Can a Part 36 offer be made?A Part 36 offer can be made in respect of a claim proceeding on the fast track. CPR 28 (fast track claims) contains no...
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3rd Mar
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This Practice Note considers fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
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3rd Mar
Q&As
This is a Part 7 claim which is at witness evidence stage. The tables in CPR 45, Section IIIA state that if the claim settles prior to proceedings...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Laking of 39 Essex Chambers 2nd Mar
Q&As
CPR 45 specifies when fixed costs will apply to a claim. This is dependent on the type of claim and, in relation to fast track claims, the trial costs...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 11th Feb
Q&As
The court can award the judgment creditor costs in its application for an attachment of earnings order (AE order), see CPR 89.10.Where costs are...
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11th Feb

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