Dispute Resolution

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Statements of truthThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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19th May
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The remedy of damages—general principlesWhat are damages?The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a...
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19th May
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Contractual damages—pecuniary lossesThis Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 19th May
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Chancery Division—factual witness evidenceThis Practice Note provides guidance on witness statements and factual evidence for use at trial in the...
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19th May
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Defences to Tort ClaimsDefending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did...
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Produced in partnership with Aileen McErlean of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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Multi-track—case management conference (CMC)This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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19th May
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Estoppel by representation and estoppel by conventionThis Practice Note considers estoppel by representation and estoppel by convention. For general...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 19th May
Precedents
The list of documents should generally be completed on Form N265 (List of documents: standard disclosure). However, different forms apply depending on...
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19th May
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Fixed costs—fast track trial costsThis Practice Note covers fixed trial costs in the fast track. These are costs the court may award as costs of the...
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19th May
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Part 18 requests for further information (CPR 18)This Practice Note provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18,...
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19th May
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Which enforcement of judgment method should I choose?This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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19th May
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Multi-track—case managementThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending...
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19th May
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Specific implement and interim specific implement in Scottish civil litigationThis Practice Note considers the position on final orders for specific...
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Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 19th May
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Admissibility of expert evidenceThis Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972...
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19th May
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Challenging court jurisdiction—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles to consider when challenging or disputing the...
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19th May

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Precedents
Letter explaining DBA—general litigation or advocacyStandard DBA (general litigation or advocacy)We have discussed various options for funding your...
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13th Jul
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DBA risk assessment—general litigation and advocacyA: General informationMatter referenceClient nameDate of cause of actionType of claim[Insert, eg...
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13th Jul
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CFA risk assessment—general litigation and advocacyA: General informationMatter reference[Insert]Client nameDate of cause of actionType of claim, eg...
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13th Jul
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Letter explaining CFA—conditional fees from 1 April 2013—success fee and insurance premium not recoverable between the partiesStandard CFA (success...
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13th Jul
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Drafting the defence—drafting tipsThis Practice Note provides practical tips on drafting a defence to a claim. Guidance is given on attacking any...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Seymour and Jenny Raymond of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 13th Jul
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Success fee and insurance premiums table—from 1 April 2013This table summarises the following information for different types of claim funded by way...
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13th Jul
Practice notes
Contract disputes—key and illustrative decisionsNOTE: due to length of this Practice Note it is adviseable not to print the Practice Note but to use...
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13th Jul
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Responding to a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on how to respond to a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the...
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13th Jul
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Responding to a letter of claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions...
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13th Jul
Practice notes
I have obtained County Court judgment for £4,000—what are my options?This Practice Note, produced in conjunction with Phil Roberts of Clarke Willmott...
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Produced in partnership with Phil Roberts of Clarke Willmott 13th Jul
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Arbitral organisations and coronavirus (COVID-19)—practical impactThe table below summarises some of the key information regarding the practical...
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13th Jul
Practice notes
Pre-Action Protocol on Media and Communications ClaimsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 13th Jul
Practice notes
DefamationThe tort of defamation is governed by a mixture of statute and common law. The relevant statutory law is contained in:•the Defamation Act...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 13th Jul
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Waterfall of payments—a comparative guideLiquidationThe order of distribution in liquidation, following the realisation of security by fixed charge...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers 13th Jul
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Damages-based agreements (DBAs)What is a DBA?A damages based agreement (DBA), sometimes referred to using the umbrella term 'contingency fee...
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13th Jul
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Information hearing—procedure and ordersThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the...
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13th Jul
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Responding to a claim for misuse of private information—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to respond to a letter of claim in misuse of...
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13th Jul
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Majority-minority joint venture dispute—a practical illustrationThis Practice Note identifies the key factors you should consider when advising a...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 13th Jul
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Corporate joint venture dispute—dealing with deadlock: initial considerationsThis Practice Note identifies, from a practical perspective, the initial...
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Produced in partnership with John Gilbert at Bracewell 13th Jul
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Starting an SPA breach of warranty claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to pursue a breach of warranty claim in the context of...
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13th Jul

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