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The White Book Service 2024: Civil Procedure Volumes 1 & 2


Edited by: The Right Honourable Lord Justice Peter Coulson, Senior Master B. Fontaine, Dr J. Sorabji
Εκδότης / Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Ημ. Εκδοσης / Date of Publish: March 2024
Βιβλιοδεσία / Format: Hardback, 2 Volumes & Supplements

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The White Book 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 the clear voice on civil procedure and is trusted for its authority and expert commentary.

The White Book 2024 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; updated Court Guides; and relevant Practice Notes and Guidance. All relevant commentary has been updated, together with recent and important case law, such as R (PACCAR Inc) v Competition Appeal Tribunal [2023] UKSC 28; Excalibur & Keswick Groundworks Ltd v McDonald [2023] EWCA Civ 18; Gorbachev v Guriev [2023] EWCA Civ 327; Walton v Pickerings Solicitors [2023] EWCA Civ 602; Tinkler v Esken Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 655; FXF v English Karate Federation Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 891; Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil CBC [2023] EWCA Civ 1416; Wolverhampton City Council v London Gypsies and Travellers [2023] UKSC 47 and Griffiths v TUI UK Ltd [2023] UKSC 48, plus Westrop v Harrath [2023] EWCA 1566; Otto v Inner Mongolia Happy Lamb [2023] EWHC 2920 (Ch); Riniker v Al-Turk [2023] EWHC 2910 (KB); Galliani v Sartori [2023] EWHC 3306 (Comm); Al Sadeq v Dechert LLP & Ors [2024] EWCA Civ 28; Phones 4U Ltd v EE Ltd and others [2023] EWHC 3378 (Ch); and Yesss (A) Electrical Ltd v Warren [2024] EWCA Civ 14

Included with the White Book 2024 is the 10th edition of Costs & Funding following the Civil Justice Reforms: Q&A, which contains a fully revised and updated chapter on fixed costs, covering the position pre- and post- 1 October 2023.

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Volume 1

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.

Section A – Full text of the Civil Procedure Rules (and Practice Directions) plus commentary

Section B – Miscellaneous Practice Directions & Guidance are relocated to the relevant Parts to which they are applicable, eg. Pts 39, 40, 57A etc

Section C – Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols

Section D – Table of Time Limits

Section E – Glossary

Volume 2

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.

Section A1 – Procedural Guides

Section 1 – Court Guides

Section 2 – Specialist Proceedings (Parts 57A-63A & Companies Act Proceedings)

Section 3 – Other Proceedings (Housing, Business Tenancies, Contempt of Court, Human Rights, Insolvency, Personal Injury, Data Protection, Consumer Credit, Discrimination, Directors’ Disqualification, Civil Recovery, Prevention of Terrorism (Parts 76, 79, 80, 88), Devolution, Employment)

Section 4 – Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Section 5 – International Jurisdiction & Enforcement of Judgments

Section 6 – Administration of Funds, Property & Affairs

Section 7 – Costs & Litigation Funding (this section houses the relocated pre-1 April 2013 Costs Parts (Parts 43x to 45x)Section 8 – Limitation

Section 9 – Jurisdictional & Procedural Legislation

Section 10 – Court Fees

Section 11-15 – Litigation & Procedural Topics (CPR, Rights of Audience, ADR, Interim Remedies)