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Was the damage foreseeable?The concept of foreseeability and remotenessEven if the claimant proves:•that the defendant acted negligently (ie in breach...
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19th May
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The employer’s duty of careOverriding dutiesAt common law, an employer is under a duty to take reasonable care of the health and safety of its...
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19th May
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Product liability—claims in negligenceThe duty of careThe general principles of negligence apply, namely that the claimant has to establish that the...
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19th May
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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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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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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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[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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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
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Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claimsTiming and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Military claimsBackgroundIt is helpful to put the law relating to military claims into historical context.Until 1987, section 10 of the Crown...
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19th May
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Contributory negligence in road traffic accidentsIn some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from...
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19th May
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Misfeasance in public officeThe tort of misfeasanceMisfeasance in public office is a tort that is rarely invoked in personal injury claims. It is only...
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19th May
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Fixed costs in road traffic accident claimsPre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic AccidentsThe protocol applies to...
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19th May

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Claim form—the contentsThis Practice Note considers the current position and provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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18th Jun
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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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18th Jun
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Online Civil Money Claims pilot scheme—CPR PD 51RThis Practice Note identifies a pilot scheme to test an online court environment in County Court...
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16th Jun
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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15th Jun
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Claim form—filing and issuingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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15th Jun
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CE-File—electronic filing and case management in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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15th Jun
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Claims against directors—key considerations for dispute resolution practitionersThis Practice Note outlines some of the key considerations when...
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14th Jun
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Starting a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on pursuing a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the UK data regime...
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14th Jun
Q&As
Can you bring a money claim and a claim for defrauding creditors in the same proceedings?The matters set out below deal only with the principle of...
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14th Jun
Q&As
Should a claim for specific performance to enforce an agreement to transfer an interest in property, should the claim be issued as a Part 7 or Part 8...
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11th Jun
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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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11th Jun
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Business and Property Courts—shorter trials schemeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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10th Jun
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Collective proceedings in the Competition Appeal TribunalLegislative reforms, which took effect on 1 October 2015, established the right to collective...
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Produced in partnership with Constantine Cannon LLP 8th Jun
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Dispute resolution—types of partyThis Practice Note provides an overview of the types of parties which may become involved (whether as claimant or...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 8th Jun
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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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8th Jun
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County Court money claims—how and where to issueCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be...
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8th Jun
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Starting a civil fraud claim—a practical guideBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners in a number of areas covered...
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Produced in partnership with Arish Bharucha and Elizabeth Meade of Cooke Young and Keidan LLP 8th Jun
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Representative claimsRepresentative parties—CPR 19.6Under CPR 19.6(1), a claim may be begun, or the court may order that a claim be started or...
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8th Jun
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Group Litigation Orders—procedureWho may apply for a group litigation order and when?It is worth noting that, subject to obtaining the appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 8th Jun

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