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Time limits under the Limitation Act 1980—personal injury claimsThe Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.LA 1980 sets out the time limits...
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19th May
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What is fundamental dishonesty?This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and...
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19th May
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Psychiatric injury—primary victimsDefining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident...
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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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CRU certificates—recoverable benefits and lump sum paymentsSeparate legislation covers the recovery of NHS charges. For guidance on requesting and...
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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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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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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
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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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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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Loss of congenial employmentNature of the awardA claimant who is precluded from doing a job they enjoy is entitled to claim loss of congenial...
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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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When serving a claim form out of the jurisdiction in Germany, which box do I need to tick in Form N510?Does the English court have jurisdiction?When...
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5th Jun
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Service—what if the defendant has moved?In cases in which a defendant does not provide the claimant with an address for service, the provisions in CPR...
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5th Jun
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If a claim form and particulars of claim are appended to a bundle of documents used in support of an unrelated application, would that amount to valid...
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5th Jun
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What is the deemed date of service, what is the purpose and how do I work it out?When serving a claim form in the jurisdiction, the date of service is...
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5th Jun
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Where a company has a registered office overseas but has a UK office address, which is not registered at companies house, can I serve the claim form...
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5th Jun
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Can you explain how CPR 7.7 applies when a defendant gives notice to the claimant to serve the claim form for a new commercial lease?An application...
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5th Jun
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Where there is a contractual agreement on the method of service, do the provisions in CPR 6.11 apply or do the provisions in CPR 6.7 apply given the...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
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What method of service is required to serve a default costs certificate on a company in the Isle of Man? Would it be necessary to use a process...
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5th Jun
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When calculating time, is the day of deemed service the first day to start counting, or does the time start the day after deemed service?CPR Part...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
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Is service of a claim form valid if served on a defendant at their registered business address when the defendant is represented by solicitors?The...
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5th Jun
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If serving a claim form on an individual in Jamaica, is permission of the court required to serve out of the jurisdiction?This Q&A assumes that the...
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5th Jun
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Does the use of ‘may be’ in CPR PD 36, para 1.1 allow for an offer to be validly accepted without using Form N242A as the notice of acceptance? Does...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 5th Jun
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Can I serve a claim form by email if a defendant is domiciled in two different countries due to work commitments?When seeking to serve a document in...
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5th Jun
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For the purposes of serving a claim form under CPR 6.9, does a federated governing body of a local authority schools federation with a formal...
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Produced in partnership with Timothy Earl of Suffolk Council 5th Jun
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If the defendant intends to dispute service on the basis that the claimant was required, but failed to apply to the court for permission to serve out...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 5th Jun
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Can a notice of change of solicitor be used to notify the court of a change of address for service, eg where a firm changes its registered office but...
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5th Jun
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If an oral agreement for a loan is made in a foreign jurisdiction, can a claim for repayment of the loan be brought in the English...
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5th Jun
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If serving on the Chinese registered office, would a process agent need to be appointed?What is a process agent?A process agent clause is a form of...
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5th Jun
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What are the general rules for serving applications and giving notice of a hearing to a defendant who is in the United States?We have assumed that the...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Service outside England and Wales—documents other than the claim formService in Scotland or Northern Ireland—all documentsWhere the party has given an...
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5th Jun

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