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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
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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
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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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Relief from sanctions—when (and when not) to useThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Case...
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20th Sep
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Skeleton argumentsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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20th Sep
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Tomlin ordersThis Practice Note considers Tomlin orders, which are often used in settling litigation. A Tomlin order comprises a consent order and a...
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20th Sep
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20th Sep
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Electronic working and CE-File—how to use CE-FileThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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20th Sep
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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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20th Sep
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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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20th Sep
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Does the ability to extend the date for the defence between the parties under CPR 15.5 apply to claims under CPR PD 7B? If it does, does any extension...
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20th Sep
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Hot-tubbing (Concurrent expert evidence) This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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20th Sep
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Witness statement in support of application for an extension of time for filing the defenceFiled on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of...
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20th Sep
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Defence and counterclaim (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND...
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20th Sep
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Defence (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...
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Witness statement in support of the defendant’s application for permission to make an additional claim against a co-defendantFiled on behalf of the...
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20th Sep
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Witness statement in support of the defendant’s application for permission to make an additional claim against a third partyFiled on behalf of the...
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20th Sep
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Reply (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...
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20th Sep
Practice notes
Multiple tortfeasors—liability issues and contribution claimsThis Practice Note considers tortious liability issues where more than one party is...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Temple-Mabe of 7BR 20th Sep
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Limitation—amendments to statements of case, set-offs and counterclaimsFor general guidance on the computation of limitation periods, as well as more...
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20th Sep
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Statements of case in the Commercial CourtReferences to the Guide are to the Commercial Court Guide.This Practice Note should be read in conjunction...
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20th Sep
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Overview of the litigation process in England and WalesThis Practice Note sets out an overview of a litigation process for a dispute in England and...
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20th Sep
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CPR Part 8 claims (alternative procedure for claims)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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