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). These sources are supplemented by substantial and comprehensive expert commentary.
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
Section C – Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols
Section D – Table of Time Limits
Section E - Glossary
Volume 2 contains materials relating to special procedures (CPR Parts 58 to 63, 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, Limitation, 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 58-63A & 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, European Procedures (Part 78), 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 – European Jurisdiction
Section 6 – Administration of Funds, Property & Affairs
Section 7 – Costs & Litigation Funding
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)