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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Produced in partnership with Tim Clare of Anthesis 16th Sep
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 15th Sep
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15th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Emma Sadler of Addleshaw Goddard 15th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 15th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 15th Sep
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Produced in partnership with RSK 15th Sep
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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 14th Sep
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Lease transactions toolkit (environmental issues)—contract phaseThe tenant covenants and service charge provisions will determine whether the tenant...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Sep
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Lease transactions toolkit (environmental issues)—end of lease term stageLandlords need to ensure that the land and buildings are returned in a...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Sep
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Lease transactions toolkit (environmental issues)—environmental desktop searches and site investigationsPre-contract searchesPre-contract searches are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Sep
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ESG measures to amend AIFMD/UCITS/MiFID—one minute guideThis one minute guide, based on a note originally prepared by Macfarlanes, discusses the suite...
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14th Sep
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Lease transactions toolkit (environmental issues)—due diligence stageIn the due diligence phase, tenant’s solicitors will assess whether the property...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Sep

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