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Vol 22 No 9 Sept/Oct 2017

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O'Hare & Browne: Civil Litigation 17th ed isbn 9780414052727

O'Hare & Browne: Civil Litigation 16th ed

ISBN13: 9780414028494
New Edition ISBN: 9780414052727
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414047785
Published: November 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Widely regarded as the "bible" on the subject, this highly accessible work explains how the Civil Procedure Rules work in practice.

It provides a step-by-step guide through all stages of a civil action from funding through to trial, costs, enforcement and appeals.

The work has been specifically designed to accompany the reader through the litigation process applicable to most cases in the High Court and County Court, and through appeals to higher tiers. It is cross-referenced to Sweet & Maxwell's The White Book.

  • An all-encompassing reference tool
  • Covers all stages of litigation in chronological sequence, from pre-action to enforcement and appeals
  • Highly practical – takes the reader through the various processes step by step, with liberal use of examples
  • Gives tactical and strategic advice, and recommends systems that can be put in place to help cases run more smoothly
  • Provides reference to court forms and relevant rules
  • Covers all types of civil litigation at Queen's Bench and County Court levels
  • Fully up to date with the latest changes relating to the ongoing reform and consolidation of the civil litigation process
New for this edition:-
  • Includes coverage of - Qualified One Way Costs Shifting
  • Protocol cases for Employer’s Liability, Public Liability and Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents
  • Changes to Part 36 The Directions Questionnaire and Template Directions
  • Costs Budges

Courts and Procedure
Civil litigation in outline.
Funding civil litigation.;
Personal injury damages.
Limitation of actions.
The preliminary stages of litigation.
Parties to actions.
Service of documents.
From issue to location.
Part 8 claims.
Cases with a foreign element.
Drafting statements of case.
Interim applications.
Drafting applications, witness statements and affidavits.
Default judgment.
Admissions and requests for time to pay.
Disposal hearings.
Part 20 claims.
Summary judgment.
The small claims track (Part 27).
The fast track (Part 28).
The multi-track (Part 29).;
Cases not governed by standard track allocation.
Interim payments.
Security for costs.
Interim injunctions (Part 25).
Change of solicitors.
Part 36 offers and payments.
Disclosure and inspection.
Fact management.
Judicial case management.
Termination of an action by consent.
Preparations for trial.
Costs payable by one party to another.
Costs: special cases.
Enforcement of money judgments.