Dispute Resolution

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This Practice Note considers the question of when court proceedings can be stayed. It identifies scenarios in which a party may apply for a stay of...
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4th May
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What is mediation?Mediation is one of the most recognised and common forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).It is a form of assisted ADR in the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note, produced in conjunction with enforcement specialists, The Sheriffs Office, answers some of the more frequently asked questions...
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Produced in partnership with David W Carter of The Sheriffs Office 4th May
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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege,...
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4th May
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What is the slip rule?The slip rule is a process by which the court may correct an accidental slip or omission in a judgment or order (see: CPR 40.12...
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4th May
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see Practice Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Ian McDonald of 4 New Square 4th May
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This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 4th May
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Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
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4th May
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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 4th May
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What is unjust enrichment and when is it used?A claim based on unjust enrichment is one which seeks to restore to an innocent party the gains that...
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4th May
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with:•Practice Note: Commercial court—Case management conference (CMC)•Case management—checklist,...
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4th May
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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...
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4th May
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners when dealing with cross border mediations. For guidance, see Practice Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Swaffield of Contract Law Chambers 4th May
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This Practice Note explains costs only proceedings which are brought as Part 8 claims and are used to obtain a court order that there should be an...
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4th May
Precedents
General pointsAn application for a search order should be made using Form N244 (or Form N244(CC) if in the Commercial Court), see:•Application notice...
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4th May
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DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the approach to...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered the Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note provides a high-level...
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29th Jan
Precedents
The purpose of the claim formThe claim form is the document used to start proceedings. It contains information relevant to the proceedings, including...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 29th Jan
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This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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29th Jan
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Abbreviations used in this Practice Note:•LIP—litigant in person•SCCO—Senior Court Costs OfficeCivil Procedure Rules (CPR) provisionsUnder CPR 46.5,...
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29th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For general guidance on the...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 29th Jan
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What is commercial third party litigation funding?Litigation funding means financing or funding litigation. There are various forms of retainer-based...
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29th Jan
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The provisions set out in various Court Guides, some of which are summarised below, are in addition to the provisions in the CPR and its practice...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note provides guidance on conducting a reasonable search for standard disclosure under CPR 31.7. It answers the following key questions...
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29th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For specific guidance, see...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 29th Jan
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This Practice Note considers how to start a claim for misuse of private information (a privacy claim) in England and Wales on or after 1 January 2021....
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29th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners in areas covered by this Practice Note, being applicable law, jurisdiction,...
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Produced in partnership with Sophie Eyre, Partner, Simon Phippard, of Counsel and Matthew Foote, Senior Associate of Bird & Bird LLP 29th Jan
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Rationale for the proportionality provisionsThe key rationale for the changes was set out in the Jackson Final Report as being: 'Access to justice is...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at limitation periods...
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29th Jan

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