Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 March 2017

2,048 Pages


ISBN: 9780198795520

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A new practitioner law publication

Blackstone's Civil Practice 2017: The Commentary

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

  • Provides over 1500 pages of incisive commentary on the process of civil litigation
  • Expert guidance on civil procedure from a team of authoritative authors led by the Right Honourable Sir Maurice Kay
  • Uniquely based on the chronology of a claim; a perfect companion to other sources of the Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions, including comprehensive and intuitive cross-referencing
  • Access the renowned Blackstone's Civil Practice commentary in a concise and portable format

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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