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Timing and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of the period for filing an acknowledgment of service.See Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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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The tort of misfeasanceMisfeasance in public office is a tort that is rarely invoked in personal injury claims. It is only available against public...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
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
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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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
Practice notes
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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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
Practice notes
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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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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Common issuesClaims for loss of earnings are common in personal injury claims and are often the largest head of damages. For guidance on future loss...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Valuing the lossHow should an injury be measured in a sum of money? After all no formula can calculate the value of the loss of an arm or of the sense...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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LiabilityFalse imprisonment consists of the complete deprivation of liberty without a lawful basis. Claims will in practice be made against a public...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ó Ceallaigh of Garden Court Chambers 12th Jan

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Precedents
Draft order for relief from sanctionsClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES...
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14th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Changes to the court process in insolvency proceedingsThe UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the...
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14th May
Precedents
Order for extension of time to file the defenceClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND...
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13th May
Practice notes
Arbitral organisations and coronavirus (COVID-19)—practical impactThe table below summarises some of the key information regarding the practical...
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11th May
Practice notes
Discharge by frustrationCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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11th May
Practice notes
Frustration—key and illustrative decisionsFrustration is a doctrine in English law comprising a common law right to terminate a contract where a...
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11th May
Practice notes
NOTE: due to length of this Practice Note it is adviseable not to print the Practice Note but to use ctrl+f to search its contents.The general...
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11th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as...
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7th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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5th May
Practice notes
Unlike conventional perils such as fire or flood, an outbreak of a virus cannot so easily be located at a particular place and time. The 2020...
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Produced in partnership with James Beeton of 12 King's Bench Walk and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas of 12 King's Bench Walk 5th May
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As observed by Coulson J in Russell v Stone, ‘standstill agreements have become much more common than they ever used to be’ and yet, as that case...
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4th May
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules. Depending on the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note aims to cover procedural guidance and other points of interest specifically relevant to PI and clinical negligence matters in...
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30th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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29th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution•Coronavirus...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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20th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners trying to keep up-to-date with and understand the implications of the fast-moving...
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15th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a factual witness is allowed to give oral...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Appeals and applications to the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal are both significantly affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This...
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9th Apr

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