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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date]Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date]Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained. [Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date]Dear [applicant’s name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
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25th Feb
Practice notes
In briefSection 34 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) provides an exemption from the normal section 1 duties—the duty to “confirm or...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 25th Feb
Practice notes
The freedom of information regime in the United Kingdom is governed by the following key pieces of legislation:•Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA...
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Produced in partnership with Amber Lewis of Pitmans 25th Feb
Practice notes
Reading a request objectivelyWhere a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) is phrased clearly and unambiguously, the receiving...
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Produced in partnership with Kim Mayo of Essex County Council 25th Feb
Practice notes
The different routes of challengeThere are two main different routes by which a claimant may challenge an environmental decision in the High Court:...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Mills of Landmark Chambers 24th Feb
Q&As
Application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000See initially Practice Note: Who is subject to the freedom of information regime, which explores the...
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29th Jan
Q&As
Are independent schools subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000?The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) grants a right of access to...
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29th Jan
Q&As
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) guidance ICO—Recognising a request made under the Freedom of Information Act (Section 8) has a section on...
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29th Jan
Q&As
Freedom of Information regimeThe Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) grants a right of access to information held by public authorities. This...
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29th Jan
Precedents
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28th Jan

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