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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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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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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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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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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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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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BREEAM key requirementsWhat is BREEAM?The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating...
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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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Sentencing organisations for health and safety offencesThe Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) applies to employers and self employed...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 23rd Jul
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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 22nd Jul
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Control of asbestos—duty to manageThe Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from...
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Does the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, SI 2002/2677 implement EU legislation?These regulations (Control of Substances...
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Is coronavirus (COVID-19) a reportable disease under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)?The Reporting...
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Is it a legal requirement to comply with the Approved Code of Practice relating to the CDM Regs?Approved Code of Practice (‘ACOP’) L144, entitled...
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Does the storage of large quantities of vehicles require hazardous substance consent and/or does it fall under the COMAH regime in light of the...
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Hazardous substances—above ground oil storageThe Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954...
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5th Jun
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Nuclear decommissioning—health and safetyBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 5th Jun
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