Civil Court Practice (The Green Book)

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The full text of The Civil Court Practice (The Green Book), including commentary and all Pre-action Protocols, Court Guides, the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 with Practice Directions and authoritative guidance on practice and procedure in specialist jurisdictions. Content: Part I Procedure in the Civil Courts; Part II General Jurisdiction; Part III Special Jurisdiction of the Civil Courts.

March 2024


The text has been updated to fully incorporate all of the recent changes to the CPR and accompanying Practice Directions.

The rule changes are those included in the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2024, SI 2024/106. The changes to Practice Directions are taken from the 160th to the 164th Updates to Practice Directions.

These statutory updates are accompanied by revised and updated commentary, with explanation, clarification and details of new cases decided.


Ashley Roughton Barrister, Hogarth Chambers  Editorial board member
Nicholas Bacon KC  Editorial board member
Robert Pearce KC  Editorial board member
MasterColin Campbell Master of the Senior Courts Costs Office  Editorial board member
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Moore-Bick  Consulting editor
LYDIA SEYMOUR LYDIA SEYMOUR , BA (Oxon) Of the Inner Temple, Barriste  Editorial board member
MasterJason Rowley Costs Judge  Editorial board member
MASTER BOWLES MASTER BOWLES , A Master of the Supreme Court, Chancery Division  Editorial board member
 Chris Lethem Editorial board member
 David Willink Editorial board member
 Dov Ohrenstein Editorial board member
 Elizabeth Jeary Editorial board member
 Stephen Jones Editorial board member