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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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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 22nd Jan
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This one minute guide, written in partnership with Philippa List, professional support lawyer, and Mikhaelle Schiappacasse, partner at Dechert,...
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Produced in partnership with Philippa List of Dechert and Mikhaelle Schiappacasse of Dechert 22nd Jan
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Global sustainable finance and ESG initiatives for financial institutionsThis Practice Note covers some of the key environmental, social and...
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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance 22nd Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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In response to the Paris Agreement, governments and intra-governmental organisations launched a number of measures to promote sustainable finance. To...
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Produced in partnership with Kathryn Emmett, Rosa Mottershead, Rob Marsh, Andrew Hedges, Imogen Garner and Cara Dowling of Norton Rose Fulbright 22nd Jan
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes and Tiffany Cox of Macfarlanes 19th Jan
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Companies operating in the UK may be required to report on environmental matters in accordance with:•the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)•accounting...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 19th 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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Produced in partnership with Tim Clare of Anthesis 19th Jan
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The Equator Principles (EPs) are a risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in project...
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17th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Mindy Hauman of White & Case, Chris McGarry of White & Case and Debashis Dey of White & Case 17th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Alec Buchanan of White & Case and Mindy Hauman of White & Case 17th Jan
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Lenders' risk exposureLenders are increasingly concerned with environmental risk in their day to day secured lending businesses. All major UK banks...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure 15th Jan
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Land contamination liabilitiesThe main types of liabilities associated with land contamination and water pollution are summarised in Table A.Table...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 15th Jan
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Legal frameworkMoney laundering is the conversion of illegally obtained money into legitimate currency or other assets.The anti-money laundering (AML)...
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15th Jan
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Key termsThe terms ‘responsible business, ‘corporate responsibility’ (CR) or ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR), and ‘environmental social...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 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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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 15th Jan
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) was a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...
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15th Jan
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Why are lenders concerned about environmental risk?The ever growing number of environmental laws has affected the way that lenders perceive...
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15th Jan
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Effects of flooding on underlying assetsFlooding can give rise to a number of issues in the context of a banking or finance transaction. This Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Tilling and Michael Barlow of Burges Salmon 15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Heng of Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Jan

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