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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Corporate liability for environmental offences—parent company liability for subsidiary actionsA parent company is not responsible for the acts or...
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5th Jun
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Environmental damage—operators’ obligations, enforcement, offences and appealsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 5th Jun
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—permit determinations and appealsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—non-compliance penaltiesReviewed by Professor Richard MacroryRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008)...
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5th Jun
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Contaminated land—appeals against remediation noticesRight of appealAnyone served with a remediation notice under the Environmental Protection Act...
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5th Jun
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Environment Agency (EA)—powers of entryThe Environment Agency (EA), Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have...
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5th Jun
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EU Environmental Crime Directive—snapshotEntry into forceTitleDirective 2008/99/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008...
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5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—appealsReviewed by Professor Richard MacroryRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008) enables regulators...
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5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—variable monetary penaltiesReviewed by Professor Richard Macrory.Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA...
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5th Jun
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Marine licensing—appealing against noticesTypes of marine licence noticesThe Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009), provides for a range of...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—stop noticesReviewed by Professor Richard MacroryRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008) enables...
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5th Jun
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—appeals and enforcementA requestor, or more appropriately a complainant, may complain about the way a...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—compliance noticesReviewed by Professor Richard Macrory.Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008)...
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5th Jun
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Environmental civil sanctions—fixed monetary penaltiesRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008) enables regulators to be given powers...
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5th Jun
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Environmental prosecution and enforcement policyEnvironmental enforcement principlesThree principles form the basis of environmental protection in the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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Sentencing individuals for environmental offencesThe Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 5th Jun
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First-tier Tribunal (Environment)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Macrory of University College London 5th Jun
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Voluntary attendance at an interview under cautionCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun

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