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Litigation Handbook: Practice and Procedure in the Business and Property Courts

Litigation Handbook: Practice and Procedure in the Business and Property Courts
Product ISBN: 9781784461461
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The Litigation Handbook is a practical guide to taking a dispute through the courts of England and Wales with a specific focus on the Business and Property Courts from the pre-action stage to resolution, either by trial or settlement using an alternative dispute resolution method. The book is a valuable guide to the process, application and interpretation of the civil procedure rules. Split into three parts it sets out a framework of the civil justice system; the key stages of civil procedure and common interim applications.

The Litigation Handbook provides:

  • step-by-step guidance on completing the essential forms
  • help with understanding the procedures
  • practical tips for dealing with each stage of the litigation process
  • clear references to the Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions
  • analysis of key cases impacting the litigation process

This comprehensive handbook provides an up-to-date guide for all practitioners enabling them to cross-check key procedural points quickly and easily.

table of content

Part A – The Framework of the Civil Justice System
1. Civil Justice System
2. Overriding Objective and the Court’s Case Management Powers
Part B – Stages of Civil Procedure
3. Pre-Action Conduct
4. Issuing & Serving a Claim
5. Responding to a Claim
6. Statements of Case
7. Allocation and Case Management
8. Disclosure & Inspection
9. Witness & Expert Evidence
10. Trials, Judgment and Orders
11. Appeals
12. Settlement Mechanisms
Part C – Common Interim Applications in Civil Procedure
13. Interim Applications
14. Strike Out & Default Judgment
15. Relief from Sanctions
16. Summary Judgment
17. Pre-Action Disclosure and Non-Party Disclosure
18. Interim Applications involving Disclosure and Inspection
19. Interim Injunctive Applications