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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 9th Nov
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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 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 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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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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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IntroductionThis Practice Note forms part of our suite of detailed guidance on the main terms of the standard form Contracts for Difference (CfDs)...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Dight of Addleshaw Goddard 27th Nov
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IntroductionThis Practice Note forms part of our suite of detailed guidance on the main terms of the standard form Contracts for Difference (CfD)...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Dight of Addleshaw Goddard 27th Nov
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Snapshot on the 1986 Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological EmergencyTitle1986 Convention on Assistance in the...
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The UK government has, historically, been supportive of fracking. However following a number of successive seismic events at the country's only active...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure 27th Nov
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Key legislation, licences and guidanceLegislation:The key legislation that underpins the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme is the:Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012...
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Brexit impact11pm (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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Before a nuclear power station can be built, its design must be assessed to find out if the social, economic or other benefits outweigh the health...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 27th Nov
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Relevant articlesThe Journal of World Energy Law and Business (JWELB) is the official journal of The Association of International Petroleum...
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What is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?The RHI is a government scheme in Great Britain, that provides financial incentives to increase the uptake...
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TitleConvention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)Parties162 parties Revisions2005 Amendment (entered into force 8 May...
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27th Nov
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Snapshot of Convention on Nuclear Safety 1994TitleConvention on Nuclear SafetyParties85LocationViennaAdopted17 June 1994Came into force24 October...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 27th Nov
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How are the sustainability criteria relevant to the RO?The renewables obligation (RO) was intended to support investment in renewable generation...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 26th Nov
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25th Nov
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BackgroundNuclear power has been produced commercially in the UK since the 1950s and grew out of the policy need for a nuclear deterrent. The UK...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 25th Nov
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Snapshot on 1986 Vienna Convention on Early Notification of Nuclear AccidentsTitleVienna Convention on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents...
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