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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It covers fire safety requirements in an office-based...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 15th Jan
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Brexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Gray of Burness Paull 15th Jan
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Asbestos materialsIndustrial and manufacturing buildings (and sometimes plant) frequently contain asbestos materials. Businesses are legally...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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 Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 15th Jan
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TitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and of the council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous...
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15th Jan
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Legal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was...
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15th Jan
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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Susannah Wilks 15th Jan
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Brexit Impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Moss of Burness Paull 15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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Legal frameworkMoney laundering is the conversion of illegally obtained money into legitimate currency or other assets.The anti-money laundering (AML)...
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15th Jan
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Brexit Impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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What is RIDDOR? Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR) is a regulation which requires employers...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at the requirements under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 (2014 Regulations), SI 2014/1637 for operators of...
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15th Jan
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Health records and medical surveillanceThe provisions relating to medical examinations are contained at SI 2012/632, reg 22 and the HSE Approved Code...
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15th Jan
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PenaltiesThe Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, SI 2012/632 (‘CAR’) were made under Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, s 15 (‘HSWA 1974’)....
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Produced in partnership with Lee Hughes of Lincoln House Chambers 15th Jan
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The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954 and the Water Resources (Control of...
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15th Jan
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The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH 2015), SI 2015/483, aim to prevent major work place accidents occurring and put in place...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 11th Jan

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