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Chancery Guide

The Chancery Guide provides important practical information about the conduct of litigation in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice.

It includes general information on:

  • starting a case
  • making a statement of case
  • managing a case
  • providing expert evidence
  • applying to the court
  • listing arrangements
  • getting ready for a hearing
  • appealing to the court

And guidance on specialist cases relating to:

  • the Bankruptcy Court
  • the Companies Court
  • mortgage claims
  • partnership claims and receivers
  • the Patents Court and intellectual property
  • probate, inheritance and trusts

Appendices include advice on how to put together documents and bundles, as well as contact details for the court.