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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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9th Nov

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The Marine Management Organisation1. Establishment of the Marine Management OrganisationThe Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 15th May
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Environment Agency—powers to investigate environmental crimeThe Environment Agency (EA) is one of the regulators responsible for the enforcement of...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 15th May
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Natural England—powers to investigate environmental crimeWhen does Natural England investigate?There is an overlap between the responsibilities of the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 15th May
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Scottish Environment Protection Agency—powers to investigate environmental crimesThe Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland's...
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Produced in partnership with Niall McLean and Robin Mackintosh of Brodies LLP 15th May
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Environmental restriction notices and restriction ordersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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15th May
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Natural Resources Wales—powers to investigate environmental crimeNatural Resources Wales (NRW) is the principal regulator responsible for the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 15th May
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Local authorities—powers to investigate environmental crimeWhen do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 15th May
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What does coronavirus (COVID-19) mean for environmental compliance in areas such as environmental permitting?What issues of compliance might...
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13th May
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Do the Police have power to issue notices under section 46 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990? Could they be granted delegated power to issue...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers 13th May
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The Environment Agency (EA), Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have extensive, but not unlimited, powers to enter...
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9th Mar
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The Environment Agency’s powers of entry and investigation are conferred by section 108 of the Environment Act 1995 and should...
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13th Feb
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Chapter II of Water Resources Act 1991 (WRA 1991) sets out the:•powers of entry for enforcement purposes•power of entry for certain works...
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