Court and the legal profession

Court and the legal profession guidance:

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...

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What are the Business and Property Courts? The Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) came into operation on 2 October 2017 as a single umbrella for certain specialist...

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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...

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Current court fees This Practice Note provides information on the key court fees payable for civil proceedings in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court, as set...

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What is the status of the court guides? The court guides seek to provide a general explanation of the work and practice of the various courts, with practical information...

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This Practice Note contains current judicial Practice Notes and guidance of interest to Dispute Resolution lawyers, which apply in the Chancery Division, Commercial...

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There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of correspondence and...

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The judicial branch The judicial branch of government in England and Wales operates independently of the executive and legislature, and contains the Senior Courts, which...

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This Practice Note explains the regulatory requirements imposed by the SRA in relation to litigation and advocacy, and provides guidance on the need for a litigation...

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