Blackstones Civil Practice 2016 (book and digital pack)

Paperback | March 26, 2016

EditorStuart Sime, Derek French

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Providing detailed commentary of unrivalled quality on the process of civil litigation, this is the only major civil work to adopt a narrative approach based on the chronology of a claim. Written by a team of expert practitioners and academics, it provides authoritative analysis on the processof civil litigation from commencement of a claim to enforcement of judgments, addressing civil procedure in the county court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court. The book also considers more specialist areas such as insolvency proceedings, sale of goods, and human rights,providing expert analysis on a comprehensive level. Commentary is combined with the text of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), Practice Directions (PD), and Pre-Action Protocols and Procedural Checklists, all fully cross-referenced to the text to ensure ease of use for the busy practitioner. As well as a detailed and user-friendly index thequick-reference guide inside the front cover provides an alternative point of access for those more familiar with the CPR. This digital pack includes Blackstone's Civil Practice 2016 in print alongside a superfast app for iPad and iPhone and an an eBook for PC and Mac, ensuring that you have access to the latest developments in civil procedure wherever you are. Also available, Blackstone's Civil Practice 2016: The Commentary is a concise version of this book, providing the unique commentary independently from the CPR, PD and other appendix materials. Electronic versions of the Procedural Checklists in Blackstone's Civil Practice 2016 are available from IRIS Laserform.

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Providing detailed commentary of unrivalled quality on the process of civil litigation, this is the only major civil work to adopt a narrative approach based on the chronology of a claim. Written by a team of expert practitioners and academics, it provides authoritative analysis on the processof civil litigation from commencement of a ...

The Right Honourable Sir Maurice Kay (Editor-in-Chief) was formerly a Lord Justice of Appeal and Vice President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division). He was a professor of law before being called to the bar in 1975 where he practiced until becoming a High Court Judge in 1995. Professor Stuart Sime is the course director of the full-...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:3328 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.93 inPublished:March 26, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Procedural checklistsA General matters1. The overriding objective and sources of procedural law2. Court organisation3. Computing time4. RemediesB Funding litigation5. Funding litigation6. Conditional fee agreements7. Legal aidC Before commencing a claim8. Pre-action protocols9. Notices before actionD Commencement10. Limitation11. Where to start proceedings12. Issuing proceedings13. Part 8 claims14. Joinder and parties15. Filing and service16. Service outside the jurisdictionE Responding to a Claim17. Admitting the claim and requesting time to pay18. Acknowledging service and filing a defence19. Disputing the court's jurisdiction20. Default judgmentF Solicitors21. Acting by a solicitor22. Change of solicitorG Statements of case23. Statements of case and claim forms24. Particulars of claim25. Schedule of past and future loss and expense26. Defending a claim27. Reply and subsequent statements of case28. Counterclaims29. Additional claims under Part 2030. Further information31. Amendments to statements of caseH Interim applications32. Applications and interim orders33. Striking out34. Summary judgment35. Possession claims against trespassers36. Interim payments37. Interim injunctions38. Freezing injunctions39. Search orders40. Interim delivery up of goods41. Inspection of propertyI Case management42. Case management43. Costs Management44. Costs Capping and Costs Protection45. Small claims46. Fast track47. Multi-track48. Non-compliance, sanctions and reliefJ Evidence49. General law of evidence50. Disclosure51. Witness statements52. Affidavits53. Hearsay evidence54. Experts and assessorsK Discontinuance and stays55. Discontinuance56. StaysL Trial57. Witness summonses58. Giving evidence without attending court59. Trial bundles60. Trial by jury61. Trial62. Non-attendance63. Judgments and orders64. InterestM Costs65. Solicitor and own client costs66. Part 36 offers67. Security for costs68. Costs orders69. Qualified One-way costs shifting70. Fixed costs etc.71. Assessment of costsN Alternative dispute resolution72. Arbitration claims73. Alternative dispute resolutionO Appeals, judicial review and EU references74. The appeals system75. Hearing of appeals76. Appeals to the Supreme Court77. Judicial review78. References to the Court of Justice of the European UnionP Enforcement79. Enforcement80. Enforcement of foreign judgments81. Committal and sequestrationQ Insolvency Proceedings and Company Matters82. Winding up and administration of registered companies83. Bankruptcy84. Insolvency applications and appeals85. Applications under the Companies Act and Related Legislation86. Director DisqualificationR Mortgage possession claims87. Mortgage Possession ClaimsS Anti-social behaviour and harassment88. Anti-social behaviour and harassmentT Human rights and civil procedure89. Human rights and civil procedureU Terminology90. Changes in terminology made by the CPRAppendicesAppendix 1 Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and practice directionsAppendix 2 Pre-action protocolsAppendix 3 Court fees ordersAppendix 4 Selected legislation

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"Clear, weighty and attractively set out Blackstone's Civil Practice is a comprehensive resource for the civil practitioner." --Alison Hawes, Partner, TLT LLP