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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’) was signed in 1957 by six founding States...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 5th May
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 15th Apr
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Butcher of Herbert Smith Freehills 8th Apr
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Brexit impactThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day)....
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 29th Mar
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Responsibilities for regulation of the UK civil nuclear industry are shared between several regulatory bodies, reflecting the distinction between the...
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it had entered an...
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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 10th Mar
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an...
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an...
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What is nuclear energy?Nuclear energy is the energy derived from the core (the 'nucleus') of an atom.Nuclear power plants split uranium atoms inside a...
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Requirement for a nuclear site licenceA nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (NuIA 1965) to use any...
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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 26th Feb
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it had entered an...
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