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    Halsbury’s Laws – Published this month: Volume 56: Housing, Volume 95: Social Services; Specific Performance

    Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 56 (2017) contains the HOUSING title.

    The HOUSING title covers: The Legislation and Administration; Obligation to Provide and Manage Housing; Large Scale Voluntary Transfers; Housing Action Trusts; Housing Conditions and Housing Standards; Overcrowding; Houses in Multiple Occupation; Selective Licensing of Private Landlords; Banning Orders and Rent Repayment Orders in England; Regulation of Landlords and Agents of Dwellings in Wales; Management Orders under the Housing Act 2004; Compulsory Purchase and Related Provisions; Area Improvement; Housing Grants; Starter Homes in England; Loans for the Acquisition or Improvement of Housing; Assistance for Owners of Defective Housing.

    Consultant Editor: JAMES DRISCOLL, LLB, LLM, a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Emeritus Professor of Property Law, London South Bank University; Judge, First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).

    Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 95 (2017) contains the SOCIAL SERVICES and SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE titles.

    The SOCIAL SERVICES title covers: The Provision of Care and Support; Financing the Provision of Care; Regulation of Persons Providing Care; Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults; Supervision, Intervention and Administration.

    Consultant Editor: IAN CLARK, MA, Former Consultant Solicitor with Kent County Council.

    The SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE title covers: The Remedy and its Scope; Factors Relevant to the Grant of Specific Performance; Proceedings for Specific Performance.

    Consultant Editor: ANDREW TETTENBORN, LLB (Cantab), Professor of Commercial Law, Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, Swansea University; Barrister (non-practising).

    All these titles have been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in the law.

    The law is stated as at 1 April 2017, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.


    Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents – New updated COMPANIES Volume 10(1): Directors and Other Officers, Shareholders, Shares and Share Capital

    This 2017 Reissue has been updated to reflect recent case law and legislative developments relating to companies. Recent amendments to the Companies Act 2006 by the Deregulation Act 2015 and the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 are discussed, including the introduction of the register of people with significant control (the PSC register). The volume contains commentary and precedents relating to directors and other officers; shareholders; and shares and share capital.


    Legal webinars

    This month we have 28 new webinars

    Commercial Property Law

    Taxation issues for commercial property lawyers
    Monday 26 June at 12:30

    Company and Commercial Law

    Must-know competition law issues for commercial lawyers
    Monday 5 June at 15:30

    Company and Commercial Law

    TUPE and supply of services
    Monday 26 June at 15:30

    Construction Law

    Construction claims in 2017
    Friday 2 June at 12:30

    Corporate Crime

    Failure to prevent tax evasion, financial crimes and establishing corporate liability
    Friday 30 June at 12:30

    Corporate Law

    Corporate Transaction Structures
    Friday 9 June at 15:30

    Insight into public M&A trends in 2017
    Friday 9 June at 15:30

    Dispute Resolution

    Arbitration, Mediation and ADR in 2017
    Tuesday 27 June at 12:30

    Family Law

    Funding family law proceedings: the rise of fixed fees and pay as you go
    Wednesday 7 June at 15:30

    Public children law: the latest developments
    Thursday 15 June at 15:30

    Dealing with children cases with an international element
    Tuesday 27 June at 15:30

    Immigration Law

    Current issues in Tier 2 visas
    Thursday 22 June at 15:30

    In-house Counsel

    Consumer rights update after the Consumer Rights Act 2015
    Tuesday 13 June at 15:30

    IT Law and Practice

    Data protection concerns in wearable tech and smart technology
    Tuesday 13 June at 15:30

    Learning and Development

    Fostering a positive attitude towards learning and development
    Friday 9 June at 12:30

    Legal Practice Management

    Conflicts of interest and client confidentiality
    Tuesday 20 June at 12:30

    Personal Injury

    Sexual & physical abuse claims in both adults and children
    Wednesday 14 June at 15:30

    Catastrophic injury claims
    Friday 23 June at 15:30

    Practice Risk and Compliance

    The SRA Accounts Rules
    Wednesday 7 June at 12:30

    Private Client Law and Practice

    Drafting effective wills: what to look out for and top tips
    Wednesday 28 June at 12:30

    Residential Property Law

    Insolvency and property
    Thursday 22 June at 12:30

    Restructuring and Insolvency

    Distress debt trading
    Thursday 8 June at 15:30

    Schemes of arrangement in insolvency proceedings
    Friday 30 June at 15:30

    Private Client Tax

    Tax issues for high-net-worth individuals
    Tuesday 6 June at 12:30

    Capital Gains Tax in 2017
    Thursday 8 June at 12:30

    Tax for General Practice

    Inheritance Tax and trusts in 2017
    Wednesday 7 June at 15:30

    VAT and Indirect Tax

    Partial exemption in 2017
    Monday 5 June at 15:30

    The commercial and operational challenges of VAT/GST
    Monday 19 June at 15:30


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