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Closed Material ProcedureThis Practice Note considers the Closed Material Procedure (CMP) which allows the state to disclose sensitive material to the...
23rd Sep
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Use of confidential information in civil proceedingsThis Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings...
23rd Sep
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Without prejudice communicationsThis Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule that affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine...
23rd Sep
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Verification of documents and informationCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural...
23rd Sep
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Costs—recovery of costs under contractual clausesCourt’s discretionThe general position in relation to the court dealing with the issue of costs is...
23rd Sep
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Pre-action—costs recoveryPre-action costs—what are they?Prior to the commencement of litigation, parties may incur considerable costs for...
23rd Sep
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Costs and the indemnity principleThis Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The...
23rd Sep
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CPR changes—April 2013 [Archived]ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further,...
23rd Sep
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Guideline hourly ratesStop press: the Guideline Hourly Rates are in the process of being updated and new rates and guidance are due to be applied from...
23rd Sep
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General rules about costs—Jackson Reforms [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only.CPR...
23rd Sep
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Costs assessment—basis of assessmentThis Practice Note explains the different basis on which the courts can assess costs, being the standard basis,...
23rd Sep
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Summary of the Jackson April 2013 reforms [Archived]ARCHIVED: this archived Practice Note provides information as at 1 April 2013 on the...
23rd Sep
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Tracker—review of guideline hourly rates in civil litigationThis Tracker considers the review of the Guideline Hourly Rates (GHRs). GHR are rates the...
23rd Sep
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Indemnity costs orders—principlesThis Practice Note considers orders for costs determined on an indemnity basis (indemnity costs orders). A court may...
23rd Sep
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Costs of discontinuing a claim—the general ruleWhat is discontinuance?Discontinuance is the means by which a claimant can bring all or part of the...
23rd Sep
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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...
23rd Sep
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Client assessment of solicitor's costs—procedureThe provisions relating to the assessment of solicitors' costs are in CPR 46 and CPR PD 46, para 6.1...
22nd Sep
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Anonymisation—protecting the identity of a party or a witnessThis Practice Note looks at the protection of the identity or anonymisation of a party or...
22nd Sep
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Allocation of claims to a trackWhat is allocation?At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is...
22nd 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...
22nd Sep

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