Queen's Bench guide

Detailed legal guidance on how to bring or respond to a case in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court.


Queen's Bench guide


Includes guidance on:

  • steps before starting a claim
  • starting a case
  • preliminary case management
  • case management and interim remedies
  • defamation claims
  • listing cases
  • trials, judgments and orders
  • enforcing a judgment

The guide also includes a map of the QB Action Department and the QB Masters corridor in Royal Courts of Justice, and a list of abbreviations.

Published 1 May 2014
Last updated 28 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. 2018 guide uploaded.

  2. 2017 guide published

  3. First published.