The annual The White Book Service contains the sources of law relating to the practice and procedures of the High Court and the County Court for the handling of civil litigation, subject to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), and is supplemented by substantial and comprehensive expert commentary. The White Book is relied upon in court by more judges and lawyers than any other legal text and is trusted for its authority and commentary.
The White Book 2023 contains the amendments made to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) and related legislation which have come into force since publication of the last edition and includes the latest amending CPR SIs and PD Updates; amended, updated and new Court Guides; and relevant Practice Notes and Guidance. All relevant commentary has been updated, together with recent and important case law, such as AIC Ltd v Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria  UKSC 16, Bott & Co Solicitors Ltd v Ryanair DAC  UKSC 8, Candey Ltd v Tonstate Group Ltd  EWCA Civ 936, AKC v Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 630, Belsner v CAM Legal Services Ltd  EWCA Civ 1387, Anwer v Central Bridging Loans Ltd  EWCA Civ 201, Public Institution for Social Security v Banque Pictet & Cie SA  EWCA Civ 368 and Ceredigion Recycling & Furniture Team v Pope  EWCA Civ 22.
Volume 1 contains the core materials needed for practising in the civil courts – County Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal. It is principally devoted to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), Practice Directions and Pre-Action Protocols, together with substantial and comprehensive expert commentary.
Volume 2 contains materials relating to special procedures (CPR Parts 57A to 63A, and Parts relating to Terrorism), Procedural and Court Guides, legislation and commentary on other, substantive, proceedings (eg. Housing, Business Tenancies, PI, and Insolvency) and commentaries on Contempt of Court and Limitation legislation, plus extended commentaries on the CPR generally, Rights of Audience, ADR and Interim Remedies, and other general resources, including jurisdictional & procedural legislation.
Included with the White Book 2023 is the 9th edition of Costs & Funding following the Civil Justice Reforms