Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 March 2017

3,392 Pages


ISBN: 9780198795513

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A new practitioner law publication

Blackstone's Civil Practice 2017

Edited by Stuart Sime and Derek French
The Rt Hon Sir Maurice Kay

  • The most detailed civil procedure work, providing comprehensive and incisive commentary based on the chronology of a claim, guiding you through each stage of the process of civil litigation
  • Access unrivalled guidance from a team of expert authors led by The Right Honourable Sir Maurice Kay
  • Comprehensive and intuitive cross-referencing to Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions get you to the point quickly and easily
  • A single volume provides you with the Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions, Pre-Action Protocols, selected legislation and court fees orders
  • Procedural checklists summarise the steps to be taken providing invaluable information on documentation, time limits and required actions, as well as applicable Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions

New to this Edition:

  • Incorporating rule amendments up to the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2016 and the 86th Update
  • Consideration of new case law in areas such as deliberately understating the value of the claim to avoid paying the full issue fee, setting aside default judgments and sanctions
  • Electronic communications in all courts under the replacement PD 5B, and the electronic working scheme in the Rolls Building in the new PD 51O
  • Changes made by the 2016 versions of the Court Guides for the Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions
  • Developments on service outside the jurisdiction, including the Hague Choice of Court Convention
  • Revisions to the routes of appeal, rules on costs budgeting and practice relating to Tomlin Orders
  • New CPR provisions on charging orders and attachment of earnings, new financial list and new Part 52 on appeals

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