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Psychiatric injury—primary victimsDefining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident...
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19th May
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The employer’s duty of careOverriding dutiesAt common law, an employer is under a duty to take reasonable care of the health and safety of its...
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19th May
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Vicarious liability in the course of employment—the close connection testTo identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Interest on general damages, special damages and judgment debtInterest on general damagesEntitlementA claimant is entitled to simple interest at a...
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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
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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
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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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Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claimsTiming and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Low Velocity Impact RTAs—in detailIntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Military claimsBackgroundIt is helpful to put the law relating to military claims into historical context.Until 1987, section 10 of the Crown...
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19th May
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Loss of pension—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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19th May
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Contributory negligence in road traffic accidentsIn some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from...
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19th May
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Fixed costs in road traffic accident claimsPre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic AccidentsThe protocol applies to...
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19th May

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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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27th Jul
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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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27th Jul
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Witness evidence—giving evidence at trialThis Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a...
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26th Jul
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Dispute resolution—data protection and GDPR considerationsOn 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 13th Jul
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Expert evidence—general considerationsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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12th Jul
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Use of confidential information in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings...
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2nd Jul
Q&As
A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk of...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 11th Jun
Precedents
Letter of instruction to single joint expert (with drafting notes)Private & confidential[insert name and address of expert][insert date]Dear [insert...
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10th Jun
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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7th Jun
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Single joint expertsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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7th Jun
Q&As
What guidance is there regarding what would or would not be reasonable when appointing experts?For comprehensive guidance on choosing an expert, see...
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5th Jun
Q&As
If the court has ordered a joint instruction of an expert, but the other side is disregarding that and going ahead with its own expert only, what are...
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5th Jun
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Can you claim the cost of an expert report you have not served because the case has now settled, but was reasonably obtained?It is easy to see why...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Gill of Clarke Willmott LLP 5th Jun
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Who pays an expert’s fees for answering questions put to them under CPR 35.6?As set out in the Practice Note: Expert reports, the expert's instructing...
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5th Jun
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Do you have any specific Precedent letters of instruction to a single joint expert for valuing mixed use commercial property in financial remedy...
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5th Jun

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