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This book aims to assist busy practitioners, legal executives and trainees, with short answers to procedural matters which continually arise. The book concentrates on proceedigns in the Queen's Bench Division, but much of what is said applies equally to the Chancery Division.
The authors, who have many years experience of Supreme Court litigation, look at commencement of proceedings; parties; withdrawal, discontinuance and dismissal; the writ; acknowledgement of service; judgement in default and summary judgement; pleadings; personal injury claims; discovery, inspection and disclosure of documents; summons for directions; third party proceedings; preparation for trial; trial; appeals; judicial review; enforcement; taxation; payment into court; originating summonses; summonses and orders generally; admiralty proceedings; the commercial court; defamation; legal aid; and computation of time.
This fifth edition has been amended and updated and many chapters have been expanded, notably to cover changes brought about by the ""Courts and Legal Sevices Act 1990"".