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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 12th Jan
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
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9th Nov

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Fire safety in the workplace—regulatory requirementsThis Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 16th May
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Control of Major Accident Hazards—regulation and enforcement The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH 2015), SI 2015/483, aim to...
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15th May
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Hazardous substances—storage of petrolThis Practice Note looks at the requirements under the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 (2014...
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15th May
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Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR)—general requirementsWhat is RIDDOR? Reporting of...
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15th May
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15th May
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Money laundering and proceeds of crime—implications for environmental lawyersLegal frameworkMoney laundering is the process by which the proceeds of...
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15th May
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Hazardous substances—above ground oil storageThe Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954...
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15th May
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Electrical safety—essential requirementsWhat are the hazards?Around 1000 electrical accidents are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)...
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15th May
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Environment Health and Safety due diligence questionnaire (DDQ)—asset purchaseEnvironment Health & SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies of all...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th May
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th May
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Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) due diligence questionnaire (DDQ)—share purchaseEnvironment Health and SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th May
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DefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 26th Mar
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DefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 26th Mar
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Asbestos materialsIndustrial and manufacturing buildings (and sometimes plant) frequently contain asbestos materials. Businesses are legally...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 9th Mar
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Legal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was...
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9th Mar
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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos...
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9th Mar
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Industrial diseasesThe Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), SI 2002/2677, is one of the most important health and...
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9th Mar
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Health and safetyPlease supply records of any of the following where relevant:1Health and safety certifications (eg OHSAS 18001/ISO 45004 or...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK 8th Mar
Q&As
This Q&A refers to a large above ground container in which gas is stored.Permits and consents to store gasHazardous substances consentOwners and...
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