Pre action

Pre action guidance:

This Practice Note deals with admissions prior to the issue of the claim form. For information on admissions after issue of the claim, see Practice Note: Admissions....

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The Court’s background and name Section 41 of the Court Reforms (Scotland) Act 2014 (‘The Act’) gave to Scottish Ministers the power to provide, by order and with the...

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You will need to use a Part 8 claim form—Form N208. Form N208 PDF Format Close The form should be filled in with the details of the claimant ie your client who is seeking...

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Essential contents 1 Client's name, address, date of birth, etc 2 Dates of allegedly negligent treatment 3 Events giving rise to the claim: 3.1 an outline of what...

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Essential contents 1 Provide requested records and invoice for copying: 1.1 explain if records are incomplete or extensive records are held and ask for further...

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[ON YOUR FIRM’S LETTERHEAD] [Insert name and address of the claimant’s solicitors, including any reference number/name of the responsible lawyer if given in the letter of...

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[ON YOUR FIRM’S LETTERHEAD] [Insert name and address of the claimant’s solicitors, including any reference number/name of the responsible lawyer if given in the letter of...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer Dear [Insert] Re: [Name of Client] Thank you for agreeing to report on this case. Documentation...

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This Practice Note looks at third party disclosure under CPR 31.17 and CPR 31.18 ie obtaining disclosure of documents from a non-party to the proceedings. Note: you...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering data protection and GDPR. For guidance, see:...

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Introduction The application should be made using: —Form N244 generally —Form N244(CC) if the application is being made in the Commercial Court —Form N244(CCFL) if the...

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Introduction The application should be made using: —Form N244 generally —Form N244(CC) if the application is being made in the Commercial Court —Form N244(CCFL) if the...

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Introduction Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (PDF) PDF Format The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC. Relevant precedents...

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This Practice Note aims to provide an overview of the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims from 31 July...

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This Practice Note aims to provide an overview of the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims from 31 July...

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Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury (employers' liability and public liability) claims The protocol applies to all claims where: • either the case is an...

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Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents The protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA) claims: • where the claim...

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What follows is a summary of what to consider and what to expect when bringing a claim. Before deciding to issue proceedings There are several aspects which you need to...

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What follows is a short summary of main steps you might take following a new claim having been made against you, including what to consider and what to expect. Immediate...

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To Defendant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Claim [Claimant’s name] v [Defendant’s name] We have been instructed to act on behalf of [Claimant’s name]in...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE]...

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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF PROPOSED DEFENDANT’S...

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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of Henderson Chambers [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S...

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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors] FAO [Insert name of the debtor’s solicitors] [Address line 1] [Address line 2] [Postcode] [Date] Dear [insert name]...

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