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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 outlines guidance for private practitioners making requests, public authorities receiving requests, disclosures of information, and...
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15th Jan
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When responding to a request for information, the first step should be to determine whether the information requested is environmental information,...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 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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Understanding what environmental information includes is fundamental to environmental regulation because it will determine whether a request for...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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Updated in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson HarwoodWhere requests under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI...
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15th Jan
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The Environmental Information Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3391 (EIR 2004) give rights of public access to environmental information held by public...
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15th Jan
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A requestor, or more appropriately a complainant, may complain about the way a request for environmental information has been handled if they consider...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI 2004/3391 poses a risk to businesses through exposure of sensitive commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 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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The freedom of information case tracker records and summarises key decisions and case law rulings relating to enforcement of the Freedom of...
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13th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note collates and summarises notable archived decisions and case...
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13th Jan
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1. Name of applicant[insert details]2. If the applicant is requesting info on behalf of a third party, third party’s name[insert details]3. Address...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephens Harwood 8th Jan
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Definitions1In this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words and expressions have the corresponding meaning:1.1‘Code of...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 8th Jan
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[Insert name of public authority][Insert public authority's address, including postcode][Insert public authority’s email address or email address of...
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28th Nov

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