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The Civil Court Practice 2018: The Green Book isbn 9781474307376

The Civil Court Practice 2017: The Green Book

Edited by: P.K.J. Thompson, Louise di Mambro

ISBN13: 9781474303682
New Edition ISBN: 9781474307376
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405799850
Published: April 2017
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback 2 Vols, 2 supplements, eBook & CD
Price: Out of print

Why should you buy The Civil Court Practice 2017 (The Green Book)?

Whether you're practising in the High Court or County Court, you will need The Green Book. It is the essential guide to bringing, defending and appealing civil proceedings. It provides focused, authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the CPR from experts including Lord Justices of Appeal, District Judges and leading practitioners and is fully cross-referenced to Butterworths Civil Court Precedents.

The Green Book is known for its clear, comprehensive and pertinent explanation of the Rules, the cases and their application. This detailed coverage is unrivalled by other texts on civil procedure and places The Green Book firmly at the top of the litigation tree. All the information you could need is contained in two main volumes with nothing archived. The 2017 edition includes all of the most recent updates to the CPR.

What’s new for 2017

  • Coverage of all relevant case law and statutory developments since the last edition
  • Latest updates to the CPR (Jan 2017)
  • Updated and easier to use procedural tables
  • Rewritten sections on Environment and Europe
  • Solicitors section has been fully revised and now covers other professions, including the Bar, relevant to county court practice
  • Further changes in the costs management rules to address the issues raised by the decisions in SARPD Oil and Merrix
Volume One examines procedure in the civil courts and contains the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, the RSC, CCR and Protocols. This volume is reissued in October as part of the annual subscription; there are also updating supplements throughout the year and a regular newsletter, Civil Court News, containing case summaries and articles.

Volume Two covers general and more specific jurisdiction of the civil courts, including Appeals to the Supreme Court, Companies, Personal Injury, Contempt of Court and Mental Capacity and Mental Health.

A supplement contains the Procedural Tables, the fees and up-to-date court guides for easy desk-top reference. The Procedural Tables assist in complicated or lengthy procedures which have to be completed quickly, minimising the risk of error.

Essential commentary and explanatory notes are included throughout, written by an expert editorial board, including Lord Justices of Appeal, QBD and Chancery Masters, District Judges and leading practitioners.

A CD-ROM provides the full text of both main volumes and both supplements, as well as the complete set of fillable and downloadable forms.

Courts and Procedure

Part I

Procedure in the Civil Courts
Civil Procedure Rules 1998
- Rules of the Supreme Court 1965
- County Court Rules 1981
Appeals to the Supreme Court


Part II - General Jurisdiction
Senior Courts Act 1981
County Courts Act 1984
High Court and County Courts Jurisdiction Order 1991
Courts Act 2003
Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

Part III – Specialist Jurisdiction
Anti-Social Behaviour
Consumer Contracts
Contempt of Court
Crown Proceedings
Data Protection
Family Provision
Funding of Legal Services
Funds in Court
Human Rights
Landlord & Tenant and Housing
Mental Capacity and Mental Health
Mobile Homes
Patents and Other Intellectual Property
Personal Injury and Death
Personal Property
Real Property
Trusts and Administration of Estates

The Chancery Guide
The Queen’s Bench Guide
Procedural Tables