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Separate legislation covers the recovery of NHS charges. For guidance on requesting and challenging a certificate of NHS charges, see Practice Note:...
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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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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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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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Background and frameworkPurpose of a provisional damages awardWhen the court makes a once and for all lump sum award, it is designed to cover both...
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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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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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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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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
Practice notes
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
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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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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25% from the previous level of minus 0.75%. The new...
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9th Nov
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Nature of the awardA claimant who is precluded from doing a job they enjoy is entitled to claim loss of congenial employment. This award relates...
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9th Nov
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For offers made prior to this,...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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 Louise Thomson 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov

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Additional court feeFor information on the fee that is payable when starting a claim, see the Civil Proceedings Fees Order, SI 2008/1053 (as amended)...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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When to brief counselIf you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial, or whether you are...
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18th Jan
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There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
What is the status of the court guides?The court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the work and practice of the various courts, with...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the regulatory requirements imposed by the SRA in relation to litigation and advocacy, and provides guidance on the need...
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15th Jan
Q&As
In order to establish what court fee is payable, see Court Fees Schedule from 6 March 2017. Specifically, the amount of fess payable will depend on...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
The judicial branchThe judicial branch of government in England and Wales operates independently of the executive and legislature, and contains the...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester and Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 13th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note contains current judicial Practice Notes and judicial guidance of interest to Dispute Resolution lawyers, which apply in the...
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11th Jan
Practice notes
IntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions, now branded...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, it has been assumed that monies due to an untraced landlord following a claim for enfranchisement of a leasehold...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Turner of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
Rules and guidance from the regulators on this point are thin on the ground, and getting ever thinner.The SRA Code of Conduct 2011 provided you must...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you...
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3rd Dec
Q&As
When filing a counterclaim the same fee will apply as if the remedy sought were the subject of separate proceedings. You therefore need to determine...
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28th Nov
Q&As
We are not aware of any fee payable when paying money into court.Please, however, note that there is a fee of £50 payable when making an application...
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28th Nov

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