Litigation

Litigation guidance:

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering service out of the jurisdiction. For...

Practice Note

Reasons for additions and substitutions under Part 19 of the CPR A party may need to be added or substituted for a variety of reasons, including: • a party is likely to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules. Depending on the court in which your...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out when CPR 14, which deals with admissions, will and will not apply. It looks at when admissions can be made following proceedings being issued,...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at the different provisions which apply when admitting the whole or part of a claim for a specified amount: when and how to admit, the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at the different provisions which apply in unspecified money claims when the defendant admits liability and either does not offer to pay or...

Practice Note

Action following service of a claim After particulars of claim are served on a defendant, the defendant can: • file or serve an admission for all or part of the claim •...

Practice Note

This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of case—introduction and Amending a statement of case—permission to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is a introduction to amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Amending a statement of...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains how practitioners should go about effecting amendments to statements of case (pleadings). It should be read in conjunction with Practice...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains when you will need the court’s permission to amend a statement of case (pleadings) and describes the process of applying for permission. This...

Practice Note

The court’s jurisdiction to amend judgments Judgments are handed down following the end of a trial. They may be handed down at trial orally—known as an ex tempore...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out when and how a defendant may bring a counterclaim or other ‘additional claim’ under CPR 20. For guidance on the contents, filing and service...

Practice Note

Guide to Judicial Conduct The bias/impartiality of those holding judicial office is addressed in the Guide to Judicial Conduct (the Guide). The Guide is: ‘…intended to...

Practice Note

When to brief counsel If you have any doubts about whether you will have the time to prepare the case adequately for trial, or whether you are competent to present it at...

Practice Note

Coronavirus (COVID-19) The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

Practice Note

What is compliance? Compliance refers to the parties’ need to comply with the court’s rules, practice directions and orders (CPR 1.1(2)(f) and CPR 3.8). Note: rules and...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is an introduction to CE-File electronic working/electronic filing or e-working/e-filing in the courts under CPR PD 51O, including when and where...

Practice Note

Court serves the claim form There is no requirement for the claimant to file a certificate of service where the court has served the claim form. As to who is to serve the...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to determine a...

Practice Note

Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]] [Specify division] [Specify...

Precedents

Where your case is proceeding in the Chancery Division (which includes the Patents Court, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, the Insolvency List and the...

Practice Note
Trending Topics
Scottish Law In-House COVID-19