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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE)The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry-standard pre-contract...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 19th May
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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 19th May
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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for commercial property in ScotlandHow do EPCs apply to commercial property in Scotland?This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Oliphant of Pinsent Masons 19th May
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 19th May
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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For the purposes of s 100 of the Highways Act 1980, a ‘highway drain’ is defined as including a ditch, gutter, watercourse, soak-away, bridge,...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 19th May
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What is a contract of insurance?This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 19th May
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Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of...
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19th May
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Waste types and controls—controlled wasteControlled waste is subject to legislative control. It is defined in Part II to the Environmental Protection...
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19th May
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 19th May
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BREEAM key requirementsWhat is BREEAM?The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating...
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Produced in partnership with Author of the WSP Group 19th May
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Flood reinsurance—the Flood Re schemeBackground to the schemeThe Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government had an agreement, known as...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure and Burges Salmon 19th May
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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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19th May
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Forfeiture of property following convictionThe power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the Sentencing Act 2020The Sentencing Act...
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19th May
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Environmental permitting—flood risk activitiesHistory of flood defence consentsThe ‘old’ system of flood defence consents, prior to 6 April 2016,...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Tilling and Michael Barlow of Burges Salmon 19th May

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Nuclear energy—an outlineWhat is nuclear energy?Nuclear energy is the energy derived from the core (the 'nucleus') of an atom.Nuclear power plants...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 31st Jul
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Feed-in tariff (FiT)—accreditationIntroductionFeed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) are a support payment for electricity generated from low-carbon sources. They...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 31st Jul
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Journal of World Energy Law and Business articlesRelevant articlesThe Journal of World Energy Law and Business (JWELB) is the official journal of The...
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31st Jul
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Radioactive Substances Regulation—non-nuclear sitesBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Renewables obligation (RO) transition: fixed price certificate scheme (FPC Scheme)What is the fixed price certificate scheme?Sections 32N–32Z2 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Andreas Formosa of Clifford Chance 31st Jul
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Outline of nuclear regulationBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU Member State....
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Renewable Heat Incentive (domestic)What is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?The RHI is a government scheme in Great Britain, that provides financial...
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31st Jul
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Contracts for difference (CfD)—key features of the supplier obligationElectricity market reform and contracts for differenceThe Electricity Market...
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Produced in partnership with Anna Ai of Addleshaw Goddard 31st Jul
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Contracts for Difference (CfD)—key featuresElectricity market reform (EMR)The EMR programme was developed by the government to promote investment in...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 31st Jul
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Oil & Gas—Onshore licensing regimeRegulatory bodyHistorically, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (on behalf of the Secretary of State...
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31st Jul
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Modifying the Joint Operating Agreement for unconventional petroleum projects'Unconventional' petroleum is developed through anything other than...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Roberts, Head of Oil & Gas of Orrick 31st Jul
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Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management 1997—snapshotBrexit impact—Euratom and the...
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31st Jul
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Feed-in tariff (FiT)—key featuresKey legislation, licences and guidanceLegislation:The key legislation that underpins the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme...
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31st Jul
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 31st Jul
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Has the Renewables Obligation Order 2015 been amended to bring into effect the proposed changes to the grandfathering policy for projects in England...
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31st Jul
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Is there still a moratorium over fracking and underground coal classification in Scotland and Wales?FrackingWe refer you to our Lexis® PSL Practice...
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31st Jul
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Nuclear power—Glossary of termsBackgroundNuclear power has been produced commercially in the UK since the 1950s and grew out of the policy need for a...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 31st Jul

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