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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Health and safety in the offshore oil and gas sector—legislative regimeBrexit Impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Moss of Burness Paull 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Lee Hughes of Lincoln House Chambers 5th Jun
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Health and safety in the oil and gas sector: The regulatorsBrexit ImpactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Gray of Burness Paull 5th Jun
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Control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances directive 2012/18/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and...
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5th Jun
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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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EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—buyer’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 5th Jun
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Health and safety due diligence questionnaireHealth and safetyPlease supply records of any of the following where relevant:1Health and safety...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Susannah Wilks 5th Jun
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Health and safety in the oil and gas sector—Environmental Impact Assessments and Environmental PermitsBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day),...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Gray of Burness Paull 5th Jun

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