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Bringing a claim against a public authority in negligence—basis of dutyWhen will a public authority owe a duty of care?The Supreme Court considered...
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19th May
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Untraced drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 March 2017NOTE: For accidents after 1 March 2017 the Motor Insurers'...
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19th May
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Liability under the Animals Act 1971—all other animalsAll animals except those that belong to a dangerous species (all non-dangerous animals) are...
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19th May
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Fee remissionsIntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions,...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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The court’s power to extend the time limit—section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The power to...
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19th May
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Drafting schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May
Q&As
Section 152(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) states that no sum is payable by an insurer under RTA 1988, s 151 in respect of any judgment...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 19th May
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Uninsured drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 August 2015NOTE: This Practice Note deals with the MIB Uninsured...
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19th May
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Quantifying damages for the estate under the Law Reform ActWhat can be claimed by the estate under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...
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19th May
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Damages in clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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Produced in partnership with Renée Wood 19th May
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Psychiatric injury—secondary victimsWhat is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
Precedents
[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT]ORIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][[SPECIFY DIVISION]][[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]Claim No:Between[Insert...
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19th May
Q&As
What costs are payable on a matter which is in the MOJ portal but settles for less than £1,000? At the time that the matter was entered in the portal...
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19th May
Practice notes
Drafting counter schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May

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UK GDPR and EU GDPR—transfers of personal data internationally and to international organisationsIn briefData protection laws in both the EEA (the EU...
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17th Sep
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If a client would like to voluntarily waive privilege in an investigation, what are the risks and how can they be mitigated?Ownership of...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers and Daniel Gill of Clarke Willmott 17th Sep
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Legal professional privilege in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice...
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17th Sep
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Statements of truthThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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17th Sep
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Can mobile phone recordings constitute admissible evidence in legal proceedings and what issues should be considered?For the purposes of this Q&A we...
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17th Sep
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17th Sep
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Remote hearings in civil proceedings via video-conferencing and telephoneThis Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference...
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17th Sep
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016—an introductory guide [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For an...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers and Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 16th Sep
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Without prejudice communicationsThis Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule that affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine...
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16th Sep
Q&As
Is it possible to find out the claim number for a High Court Chancery matter in the Rolls Building where we only have the names of the...
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15th Sep
Precedents
Standard multi-track directions—single joint expertThis Precedent is the Gov.uk standard direction order template to use in multi-track cases where...
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15th Sep
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Chancery Division—expert evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Chancery Division under Chapter 17 of the Chancery...
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15th Sep
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TCC—factual witness evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on witness statements and factual evidence for use at trial in the Technology and...
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15th Sep
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Chancery Division—factual witness evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on witness statements and factual evidence for use at trial in the...
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15th Sep
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Applying for permission to adduce expert evidenceThis Practice Note looks at the process of seeking the court’s permission to adduce expert evidence...
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15th Sep
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Exhibits to witness statements and affidavitsThis Practice Note focuses on exhibits to factual witness statements and affidavits. It explains what an...
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15th Sep
Q&As
How does the disclosure pilot scheme (DPS) under CPR PD 51U impact on proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court?This Q&A considers the...
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Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 15th Sep
Practice notes
Brexit—implications for data protectionThis Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General...
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14th Sep
Precedents
Draft letter responding to request to inspect privileged documentsDear [insert organisation name]We write in response to your letter of [DATE].[Our...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers 14th Sep
Precedents
Draft memo for client about disclosure and privilegeThis precedent draft memo should be read (and potentially be sent) with the relevant precedent...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers 14th Sep

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