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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 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 King & Wood Mallesons 26th Feb
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2018 NewsDateNews story4 January 2019Commission publishes draft rules requiring investment firms and insurance distributors to consider sustainability...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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Sources of environmental liabilityThere are three main sources of potential personal liability under environmental law that IPs should be aware of....
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Produced in partnership with Ashurst 26th Feb
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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 Ashurst 26th Feb
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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 25th Feb
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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 25th Feb
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This article is written in partnership with Ida Levine and Jonathan Maphosa and looks at key elements of (Environment, Social and Governance) ESG...
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25th Feb
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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 25th Feb
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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 25th Feb
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The specific offence of corporate manslaughter was created by the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007). The CMCHA 2007...
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24th Feb
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 24th Feb
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 24th Feb
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Reviewed by Professor Richard MacroryEnforcement bodiesSince 4 January 2011, the Environment Agency (EA) has been using new enforcement powers under...
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24th Feb
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Environmental liability transfer acting for a sellerIf a property has known or suspected contamination issues or if the seller has caused pollution,...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 23rd Feb
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This one minute guide discusses the scope, impact, new concepts and next steps of the EU Disclosure Regulation.What is the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes and Tiffany Cox of Macfarlanes 23rd Feb
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This one minute guide, written in partnership with Lora Froud, partner, Andrew Henderson, partner, Louise Bralsford, solicitor, and Tiffany Cox,...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes, Andrew Henderson of Macfarlanes, Louise Bralsford of Macfarlanes and Tiffany Cox of Macfarlanes 23rd Feb
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Administration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a restructure or to allow for a better...
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22nd Feb
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The UK government has, historically, been supportive of fracking. However following a number of successive seismic events at the country's only active...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure 18th Feb
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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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17th Feb

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