Court proceedings

Court proceedings guidance:

What is allocation? At an early stage in a claim, the court will provisionally allocate the claim to what it thinks is the most appropriate 'track' for the purpose of...

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Judicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful claims, which it will only exercise where it is just and appropriate to do...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The disclosure pilot...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when determining whether a claim form can be served on a...

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This Practice Note details the deadlines for carrying out some of the more common tasks for property disputes lawyers, together with links to further information. It is...

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This Practice Note looks at costs judges’ discretion to make costs orders (CPR 44 and its accompanying Practice Direction, CPR PD 44). It considers the courts’ discretion...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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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 default judgment. For guidance, see: Cross...

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Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify division] [Specify...

Precedents

Where a dispute is brought to an end by a payment of damages or compensation, whether under a court order or an out-of-court settlement agreement: • the person receiving...

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Effective preparation of bundles is an essential element of a smooth, orderly hearing and something which practitioners should keep in clear focus as part of their...

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CPR 83 provisions regarding writs and warrants CPR 83 and CPR PD 83 contain rules governing the issue of writs and warrants For general guidance on CPR 83, see Practice...

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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages in a judicial review...

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Interested parties In the context of judicial review, an interested party is 'any person (other than the claimant and defendant) who is directly affected by the claim'. A...

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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether this would be an appropriate means of addressing the issues...

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What is Judicial Review? Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by public bodies. This...

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

Precedents

[Name of creditor’s solicitors firm] [Address line 1] [Address line 2] [Postcode] [Date] [Ref: [insert reference]] Dear [insert organisation name] [Creditor’s name] AND...

Precedents

Part 36 precedents You may need to consider the validity of an offer in relation to advising clients about Part 36 offers generally, or drafting a Part 36 offer. If so,...

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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For guidance on transitional provisions, see...

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Claim No. [insert claim number] [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify division] [Specify...

Precedents

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

Practice Note

[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]] [Specify division] [Specify specialist court] [Insert...

Precedents

Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been introduced, which affect the...

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Coronavirus (Covid-19): When making applications, these will be affected by the impact of coronavirus, see: Service of the claim form—service in the...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when dealing with cross border mediations. For guidance,...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

Practice Note

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil...

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