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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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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 14th May
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Waste duty of care—classification and codingBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Ken Westlake of Westlake Associates 14th May
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Ozone-depleting substances—regulation and enforcementBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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13th May
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The Mobile Air-conditioning Systems Directive 2006/40/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2006/40/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 13th May
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F-gases—regulation and enforcement The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 (F-gas Regulations 2015), SI 2015/310 replace and revoke the...
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13th May
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Dealing with hazardous substances—pesticides and biocidesPesticides (also known as ‘plant protection products’) and biocides are chemicals or...
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Produced in partnership with Susannah Wilks 12th May
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EU REACH—waste and by-productsBrexit 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 Simon Tilling of Burges Salmon 12th May
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This Practice Note provides a summary of the prosecutions for health and safety offences brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Office...
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10th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 7th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 7th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 7th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 6th May
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BackgroundWithdrawal from the EU11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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4th May
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The Montreal Protocol is designed to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) in order to protect the ozone layer....
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30th Apr
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Substances which could pose a threat to human health or the environment are regulated in a variety of contexts:•in the workplace, via health and...
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Produced in partnership with Susannah Wilks 30th Apr
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TitleStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of 22 May 2001Entry into Force17 May 2004. General entry into force date*Please note...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 30th Apr
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RegulationsWhen transporting dangerous goods a number of international rules must be followed in relation to how the goods are packed and labelled, as...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 21st Apr
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The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) applies to employers and self employed persons.The Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 21st Apr
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TitleMontreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 1987. Protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer 1985...
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16th Apr
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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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