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O'Hare & Browne: Civil Litigation

O'Hare & Browne: Civil Litigation
21st Edition
Practice Area:  Dispute Resolution, Litigation
ISBN:  9780414120471
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  30 Sep 2024
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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This book explains how the Civil Procedure Rules work in practice. The book covers the entire spectrum of civil litigation providing a step-by-step guide through all stages of a civil action. Features:

  • Provides a practical, comprehensive and detailed guide covering all areas of civil litigation in the High Court and County Court
  • Guides you through the procedure involved in any civil matter
  • Covers all stages of litigation in a logical sequence from pre-action to enforcement and appeals
  • Expert authors provide tactical and strategic advice, examples, tips and solutions
  • Cross-refers to the Civil Procedure Rules and the White Book

The 21st edition has been fully revised in light of recent amendments to the CPR, in particular the implementation of the fixed recoverable costs regime in October 2024. There are six new chapters, including those on costs, as well as the new intermediate track and mediation.

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  1. The Civil Court System in Outline
  2. Personal Injury Cases
  3. Acting for a new claimant client
  4. Parties to Actions
  5. Steps to be taken before commencing court proceedings
  6. Limitation of Actions
  7. Procedure under the RTA and EL/PL Protocols
  8. Service of Documents in court proceedings
  9. Proceedings Under Pt 7 and Pt 8
  10. Drafting Statements of Case
  11. Interim Applications
  12. Default Judgment
  13. Admissions and Requests for Time to Pay
  14. Disposal Hearings
  15. Counterclaims and Other Additional Claims (Pt 20)
  16. Summary Judgment
  17. The Small Claims Track (Pt 27
  18. )
  19. The Fast Track (Pt 28)
  20. The Intermediate Track (Pt 28)
  21. The Multi-Track (Pt 29)
  22. Costs budgeting in most multi-track claims
  23. Cases not Governed by Standard Track Allocation
  24. Cases With a Foreign Element
  25. Interim Injunctions
  26. Interim Payments
  27. Security for Costs
  28. Experts
  29. Disclosure and Inspection
  30. Evidence
  31. Judicial Case Management: General Points
  32. Judicial Case Management: Particular Points
  33. Discontinuance
  34. Change of Solicitors
  35. Part 36 Offers to Settle
  36. Termination of an Action by Consent
  37. Drafting Witness Statements, Affidavits and Skeleton Arguments
  38. Preparations for Trial
  39. Trial
  40. Entitlement to costs
  41. Fixed costs
  42. Summary Assessment
  43. Detailed Assessment of costs
  44. Costs: Special Cases
  45. Interest
  46. Enforcement of Money Judgments
  47. Enforcement of Other Judgments
  48. Insolvency
  49. Applications to Set Aside or Vary Orders
  50. Appeals up to the Court of Appeal
  51. Appeals to the UK Supreme Court


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