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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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Dispute Resolution—judicial practice notes and guidanceThis Practice Note contains current judicial Practice Notes and judicial guidance of interest...
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17th Sep
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Business and Property CourtsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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15th Sep
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Court fees in civil proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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10th Sep
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Court guides and other guidanceWhat is the status of the court guides?The court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the work and practice...
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9th Sep
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Forms of address for the judiciaryThere are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply...
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9th Sep
Q&As
What court fee(s) are payable when a claimant in small claims track proceedings (claim value of £5,500) wants to issue a CPR 20 claim against a new...
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9th Sep
Q&As
A claim form has been served under protective proceedings and it has subsequently come to light that the value of the claim is much higher. Does the...
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9th Sep
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How are court fees (issue fees) calculated when interest on the amount claimed will be determined at the court's discretion under section 69 of the...
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9th Sep
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When administering an oath, do I have to verify the deponent’s identity?Rules and guidance from the regulators on this point are thin on the ground,...
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9th Sep
Precedents
Precedent instructions or brief to counsel[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert...
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9th Sep
Q&As
Can a £10,000 court fee be refunded if the claim is discontinued before the claim form is served?This Q&A assumes the reference is to the issue fee...
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5th Sep
Practice notes
County Court—introduction of the single County Court [Archived]ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background...
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19th Aug
Q&As
What is, and how can a party confirm, the fee payable for presenting a petition under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006?The Civil Proceedings Fees...
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18th Aug
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If a party is bringing a claim for the recovery of money (where the money element is for a sum to be determined by the court) and for a non-monetary...
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18th Aug
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What is the court fee for issuing a claim pursuant to CPR 8 for an order for sale in the Chancery Division?A Part 8 claim is begun by the claimant...
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18th Aug
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Are there any provisions that permit unclaimed funds originally deposited with the Court Funds Office to be repaid to the original person who...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 18th Aug

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