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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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Aggregates levyWhat is the aggregates levy?The aggregates levy is an environmental tax administered by HMRC on the commercial exploitation of...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 15th May
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Climate change levyBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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EU Emissions trading system—outlineThe EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) covers approximately 11,000 power stations and industrial plants in 31...
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15th May
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Landfill tax—England and Northern IrelandBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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Energy Company Obligation (ECO)—key features of ECO1 and ECO2 [Archived]Energy Company Obligation (ECO) replaces Carbon Emissions Reduction Target...
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15th May
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Scottish landfill taxWhat is Scottish landfill tax?Scottish landfill tax (SLfT) is an environmental tax administrated by Revenue Scotland with support...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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The Carbon Plan [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the...
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15th May
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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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15th May
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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) (non-domestic)—key featuresThis Practice Note introduces the background to the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive...
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Produced in partnership with James Shepherd of Clifford Chance 15th May
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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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15th May
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CRC—key changes [Archived]ARCHIVED:This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme...
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15th May
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Climate change agreements (CCA)Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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Enhanced capital allowancesWhat is an enhanced capital allowance?An enhanced capital allowance (ECA) is a tax relief for businesses on their...
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15th May
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Energy Company Obligation (ECO)—key features of ECO3What is the ECO?The ECO is an energy efficiency scheme that requires large energy suppliers to...
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13th May
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What is landfill disposals tax?Landfill disposals tax is an environmental tax administrated by the Welsh Revenue Authority.Since 1 April 2018,...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 7th May
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What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 9th Mar
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The Green Deal is a scheme, originally designed by the government, now backed by private investors, that enables individuals and businesses to make...
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9th Mar
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STOP PRESS: This overview is being updated in light of the Finance Act 2018 and other amendments to landfill tax, the aggregates levy and climate...
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9th Mar
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IntroductionFeed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) are a support payment for electricity generated from low-carbon sources. They consist of guaranteed payments for a...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 26th Feb

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