A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure by Stuart SimeA Practical Approach to Civil Procedure by Stuart Sime

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

byStuart Sime

Paperback | July 29, 2017

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Trusted by generations of students and litigators, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure is the perfect guide to the complex procedural requirements employed in the civil courts. Written by an expert in the field and co-editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice, the book provides a wide-rangingand detailed overview of the key statutory provisions, rules, practice directions, and case law which govern the various stages of a civil litigation claim, making it essential reading for students and newly-qualified litigators.Taking a thoroughly practical focus throughout, the book charts the progress of a typical civil litigation claim, from funding litigation and issuing and serving proceedings, through to trial, enforcement, and appeal. Full coverage of alternative dispute resolution is also included. Relevant sampledocumentation is featured throughout and introduces the reader to the forms and documents which will be encountered in practice, while key point summaries featured at the end of chapters highlight the essential points covered. Updated annually, this twentieth edition has been fully revised to incorporate coverage of ongoing changes in civil procedure, including developments to the rules and their impact on areas such as costs and funding.
Stuart Sime is a Barrister and Course Director of the BPTC at The City Law School, City, University of London and a co-editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice.
Title:A Practical Approach to Civil ProcedureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:680 pagesPublished:July 29, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019878757X

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Funding litigation3. The civil courts4. Overriding objective and human rights5. Pre-action protocols6. Issuing and serving7. Renewal of process8. Part 8 claims and petitions9. Low value road traffic accident claims10. Alternative dispute resolution11. Service outside the jurisdiction12. Responding to a claim13. Default judgment14. Statements of case15. Track allocation and case management16. Costs management17. Costs capping and protection18. Requests for further information19. Parties and joinder20. Additional claims under Part 2021. Limitation22. Amendment23. Interim applications24. Summary judgment25. Interim payments26. Security for costs27. Small claims track28. Fast track29. Multi-track30. Striking out, discontinuance, and stays31. Disclosure32. Witness statements and affidavits33. Hearsay34. Admissions and documentary evidence35. Experts36. Offers to settle37. Sanctions38. Listing and pre-trial reviews39. Trial40. References to the Court of Justice of the European Union41. Judgments and orders42. Interim injunctions43. Freezing injunctions44. Search orders45. Norwich Pharmacal and related disclosure orders46. Costs47. Qualified one-way costs shifting48. Enforcement49. Judicial review50. Appeals