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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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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—corporate structures [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC Energy...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—compliance and enforcement [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC Energy...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—qualification and registration [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—public sector organisation rules [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—issues in finance transactions [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—issues in restructuring and insolvency [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—issues in corporate transactions [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—trading and surrendering allowances [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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13th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—issues for property lawyers [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit impact11...
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13th May
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CRC—key changes [Archived]ARCHIVED:This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme...
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13th May
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Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)—how does ESOS interact with other energy regimes and climate policies?Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December...
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Produced in partnership with Shoosmiths 12th May
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Environmental due diligence—leasesA number of environmental liability issues can arise in property transactions. See Practice Notes: Environmental...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th May
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—reporting [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31...
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12th May
Q&As
What if a seller has purchased CRC allowances that haven't been surrendered?What if a seller has purchased CRC allowances that haven't been...
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Produced in partnership with Noy Trounson of DLA Piper 12th May
Precedents
DDQ—CRC questions [Archived]1Please provide full details of the Company’s compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the initial phase: 1 April...
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12th May
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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government scheme in Great Britain, that provides financial incentives to increase the uptake of renewable...
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6th May
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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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4th May
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Updated in partnership with WSPLegislative backgroundThe Building Regulations 2010 (Building Regulations 2010), SI 2010/2214 set out the basis of...
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4th May
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The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, SI 2014/3120, as amended (the Regulations) transpose parts of the EU Energy Efficiency...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Bainbridge of Lux Nova Partners 30th Apr
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District Heating NetworksIn the UK, District Heating Networks (DHN) provide heating to multiple customers within a building (sometimes referred to as...
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Produced in partnership with Sandy Abrahams of Lux Nova Partners 30th Apr

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