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Public nuisancePublic nuisance involves a nuisance being carried out, which affects a section of the general public. It has been defined as: 'acts or...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the right of defendants who have been convicted in criminal proceedings to appeal against their convictions in the...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Background to judicial review in ScotlandJudicial review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power. Judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 12th Jan
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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the PCC(S)A 2000The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is the principal...
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9th Nov
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Controlled waste is subject to legislative control. It is defined in Part II to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), see Definition of...
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9th Nov
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What is insurance law?Insurance law can be split into three parts:•insurance contract law which governs the contractual relationship between insureds...
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9th Nov
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 12th Jan
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
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9th Nov

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Reasons for reporting GHG emissionsPressure for companies and governments to report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been mounting over the last...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 6th May
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BackgroundOn 12 October 2017, the Department for Business and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) issued a consultation on a simplified energy and carbon...
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6th May
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TitleRegulation (EU) 2018/841 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals...
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30th Apr
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TitleRegulation (EU) 2018/842 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by...
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29th Apr
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STOP PRESS: this Practice Note is currently being updated in light of developments since November 2020, including the Sixth Carbon Budget, the Energy...
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29th Apr
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The effect of climate change continues unabated. Indeed, evidence of the relationship between climate change and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...
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Produced in partnership with Mike Grant of Weightmans 9th Apr
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TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleEU Climate Change PolicyEntry into Forcen/aTransposition Deadlinen/aAmendmentsn/aRelated legislation in England and Walesn/aSubjectClimate...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleCommission Communication of March 2011 'A Roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050'Entry into Forcen/aTransposition...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleDirective 2018/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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Title2030 Climate and Energy FrameworkEntry into Forcen/aTransposition Deadlinen/aAmendmentsn/aImplementing legislationn/aSubjectEU Environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleDecision No 2009/406/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleClean Energy PackageEntry into Forcen/aTransposition Deadlinen/aAmendmentsn/aImplementing legislation in England and Walesn/aSubjectEnergy...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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Title2020 Climate and Energy PackageEntry into Forcen/aTransposition Deadlinen/aAmendmentsn/aRelated legislation in England and Walesn/aSubjectEU...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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Over the last decades, climate change has become an issue of ever-growing importance. With evolving scientific understanding of the causes of climate...
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Produced in partnership with Katharina Theil of Leigh Day and Richard Lord QC of Brick Court Chambers 8th Apr
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Private and public sector organisations are increasingly required to report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The extent of a company’s GHG...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 31st Mar
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Introduction to the Energy White PaperOn 14 December 2020, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published details of...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Davies, Jean Pascal Boutin and Simon Davies of Eversheds Sutherland 16th Mar
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Snapshot on the Copenhagen Accord 2009TitleCopenhagen AccordLocationCopenhagen, DenmarkDate29th November – 10 December 2009SubjectClimate changeThe...
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9th Mar
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TitleMarrakesh DeclarationLocationMarrakesh, MoroccoDate29 October—9 November 2001SubjectClimate changeThe Marrakesh Accords provided the detailed...
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9th Mar
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TitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Parties197 Parties (196 States plus the European Union)LocationNew YorkAdopted9 May...
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9th Mar

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