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Core Module: Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation Thirteen: Preparing for the trial
1. Pre-trial checklist: sent by court to each party CPR 29.8
2. Allocation to trial date and court sends 'Notice of Hearing' to parties - CPR 29.8
3. Client and Counsel issues - instructing a barrister.
4. Skeleton argument
5. Trial bundle
6. Consider any professional conduct issues - chapter 5 SRA code
7. Go to trial
Fourteen: Appeals & Domestic enforcement of a money judgment [POST-trial]
1. CPR 52
2. 2 grounds of appeal a) The decision of the lower court was wrong b) Decision of lower court was unjust because of a serious procedural or other irregularity [e.g. evidence improperly omitted].
To whom / from whom do you appeal: County Court DJ County Court Circuit judge County Court CJ High Court judge County Court CJ - Multi track Court of appeal civil division High court Master / district judge High court judge Court of Appeal
1 High court judge Court of Appeal Supreme court
Procedure of appeal:
1. Seek permission at court; or
2. In writing - by way of notice - to the court you want to appeal to. If they refuse party can requ
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