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Why should you buy The Civil Court Practice 2018 (The Green Book)(Hardcopy, CD & eBook)


Whether you're practising in the High Court or County Court, you will need The Green Book. It is the essential guide to bringing, defending and appealing civil proceedings. It provides focused, authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the CPR from experts including Lord Justices of Appeal, District Judges and leading practitioners and is fully cross-referenced to Butterworths Civil Court Precedents.

The Green Book is known for its clear, comprehensive and pertinent explanation of the Rules, the cases and their application. This detailed coverage is unrivalled by other texts on civil procedure and places The Green Book firmly at the top of the litigation tree. All the information you could need is contained in two main volumes with nothing archived.

What's new for 2018

  • Clearly sets out the procedure for transferring county court judgments up to the High Court for enforcement
  • Includes a full update on the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR)
  • New Court of Protection Rules set out and explained in volume 2
  • Brand new section on Wales in Volume 2
  • Guidance on Housing Act 2004 on recovering tenant deposits and penalties for non-compliance
  • Explanation of how the new structure of the Business and Property Courts will work
  • Significant amendments in light of the Court of Appeal decision in Howlett v Davies [2017] EWCA Civ 1696 and the decision in Christina Ann Mabb v James English, picking up on the important developments in the law relating to Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS), and in particular the clarification of what constitutes fundamental dishonesty and whether this is required to be pleaded
  • Family section updated to cover the Supreme Court decision in Ilot v Mitson

Available in 4 formats - book, CD-ROM, eBook and online as part of the Civil Procedure menu. The Green Book can be with you wherever and whenever. The 2018 edition includes all of the most recent updates to the CPR.

Volume One examines procedure in the civil courts and contains the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, the RSC, CCR and Protocols. This volume is reissued in October as part of the annual subscription; there is also an updating supplement in the summer and a regular newsletter, Civil Court News, containing case summaries and articles.

Volume Two covers general and more specific jurisdiction of the civil courts, including Companies, Personal Injury, Contempt of Court and Mental Capacity and Mental Health.

Two separate supplements contain the Procedural Tables, the fees and up-to-date court guides for easy desk-top reference. The Procedural Tables assist in complicated or lengthy procedures which have to be completed quickly, minimising the risk of error.

Essential commentary and explanatory notes are included throughout, written by an expert editorial board, including Lord Justices of Appeal, QBD and Chancery Masters, District Judges and leading practitioners.

A CD-ROM provides the full text of both main volumes and the supplements, as well as a complete set of fillable and downloadable forms.

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