Appeals: an overview

An overview of the rules that apply when appealing a court decision. This note covers when to consider an appeal, where to appeal, the need for permission to appeal, grounds for appeal and costs.

Note: This practice note is under review in light of the decision in Denton v TH White Ltd and another, Decadent Vapours Ltd v Bevan and others and UtiliseTDS Ltd v Davies and another [2014] EWCA CA Civ , see Legal update, Relief from sanctions: the new test.

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