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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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20th Oct
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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos...
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1st Oct
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Introduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many factors can trigger...
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25th Sep
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What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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On 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated land. Prior to this, the practice note dated 18 December 2014,...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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What are invasive non-native species?Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced to an area outside of their...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the key legal issues pertaining to the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) and regulation of the water and...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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Japanese knotweed was introduced to the UK in the 19th century as an ornamental garden plant. It had been used in Japan to stabilise sand banks and...
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25th Sep
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What is a wildlife licence?A wildlife licence is required to carry out any activity prohibited under wildlife legislation, including to:•kill or take...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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What are invasive species?‘Invasive species’ are those plants and animals that have the potential to occupy land, spread or grow in a manner that...
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25th Sep
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Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. That...
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25th Sep

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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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UNESCO estimates that 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since the beginning of the last century. In most regions across the world, wetlands...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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TitleCouncil Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora of 21 May 1992 (Habitats Directive)Entry into...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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What is a Site of Special Scientific Interest?Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) give legal protection to the best sites for wildlife and...
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26th Sep
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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27th Sep
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UK Biodiversity Action Plan The first UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP) was drawn up in January 1994. It described the biological resources of the...
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28th Sep
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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27th Oct
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Heather Sargent of Landmark Chambers 27th Oct
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 27th Oct
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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27th Oct
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