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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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TitleDirective 2004/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and...
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14th Apr
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The environmental damage regime (EDR) requires operators of activities responsible for serious environmental incidents to prevent and remedy the...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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Environmental damage attracts liability under the environmental damage regime (EDR) and comes from the Environmental Liability Directive 2004/35/EC....
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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The environmental damage regime (EDR) applies to environmental damage in England and Wales. It requires operators of activities responsible for...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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This Practice Note looks at the overlap of the environmental damage regime (EDR) with:•the environmental permitting regime (EPR) under the...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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Environmental damage is damage that attracts liability under the environmental damage regime (EDR) and comes from the Environmental Liability...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have published ‘Offence Response Options’ guidance which sets out the available means...
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