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Does the ability to extend the date for the defence between the parties under CPR 15.5 apply to claims under CPR PD 7B? If it does, does any extension...
20th Sep
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If a client would like to voluntarily waive privilege in an investigation, what are the risks and how can they be mitigated?Ownership of...
Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers and Daniel Gill of Clarke Willmott 17th Sep
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Can mobile phone recordings constitute admissible evidence in legal proceedings and what issues should be considered?For the purposes of this Q&A we...
17th Sep
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What step crystallises the date of service when serving out of the jurisdiction using CPR 6.40, eg the law of the foreign defendant?The rules...
16th Sep
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If a crew member is injured while flying, what jurisdiction should the claim be brought in?It has not been indicated in the above facts the...
Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 16th Sep
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Is it possible to issue a claim by email in the County Court, specifically the Central London County Court?According to the Civil Procedure Rules and...
15th Sep
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Is it possible to find out the claim number for a High Court Chancery matter in the Rolls Building where we only have the names of the...
15th Sep
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Can Form N181 (directions questionnaire) be signed by way of electronic signature and, if so, will the court accept an electronic signature as...
15th Sep
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Can I rely on ‘Certificates of Force Majeure’ issued by the Chinese government confirming that coronavirus (COVID-19) is force majeure as a force...
Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 15th Sep
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How do I activate a force majeure provision?There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it...
Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 15th Sep
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
15th Sep
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How does the disclosure pilot scheme (DPS) under CPR PD 51U impact on proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court?This Q&A considers the...
Produced in partnership with Abdul Jinadu of Keating Chambers 15th Sep
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Does the disclosure pilot apply in the Queen’s Bench Division? Part of the QBD falls within the Business and Property Courts, and part of it does...
14th Sep
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What is the position on levying photocopying charges following a request for inspection from the other side under the disclosure pilot?CPR PD 51U...
14th Sep
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 14th Sep

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