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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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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 13th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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9th Apr
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Statutory nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act 1990A wide range of conduct (eg emission of smoke, fumes, dust etc), which was, in the past,...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips QC and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 9th Apr
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What is judicial review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 9th Apr
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Judicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful claims, which it will only exercise where it is just...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Although it may not be possible to prevent a claimant from issuing a claim for judicial review, the more robust the decision-making process employed...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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A defendant in a judicial review claim will usually be the public authority whose decision, action or omission is being challenged. Any person (other...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Disclosure (stating that a document exists or has existed) in judicial review proceedings is expected to be achieved through compliance with the duty...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only.CPR provisionsThe provisions relating to general rules about costs...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is archived and for historical purposes only.CPR provisionsAs part of the Jackson Reforms the courts are required to...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is archived and is for historical purposes only.The underlying legislation dealing with the changes to the funding...
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8th Apr
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LiabilityThe leading case on damage to property caused by encroaching tree roots is Delaware, in which the House of Lords stated that liability is to...
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8th Apr
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Noise is one of the categories of statutory nuisance. Noise nuisance covered by statute includes:•noise in the street from vehicles, equipment,...
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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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Development of the rulesCIMAR is the acronym for the Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules, published by the Society of Construction...
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Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown 1st Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For alternative further reading, see Practice Note: Judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 23rd Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For alternative further reading, see Practice Note: Judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 22nd Mar
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Sections 88–90 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and costs protection in environmental mattersEntry into force of sections 88–90 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Landmark Chambers 11th Mar

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