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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Will contracting authorities have to continue to advertise public contracts in the OJEU in light of Brexit?In the immediate aftermath of the EU...
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Produced in partnership with Brendan Ryan of Pinsent Masons 11th Aug
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Commercially, for non-public sector—can we still bid for EU contracts in light of Brexit?Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 11th Aug
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What does Brexit mean for the Human Rights Act 1998? Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Gatehouse Chambers 11th Aug
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How do I sign up for Brexit alerts?Brexit news and analysis in Lexis®PSLYou can receive Brexit news updates and analysis by signing up for alerts...
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1st Aug
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Where can I find the Brexit legislation concerning product certification/conformity (eg CE marking) and the extent to which products will be...
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1st Aug
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Overview of the EU legal systemIntroduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 31st Jul
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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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31st Jul
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Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?The change to the economic and commercial environments within both the UK and the EU as a result of Brexit...
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31st Jul
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Brexit—guidance for businesses from IP completion day (environment)As a result of the 23 June 2016 referendum on membership of the EU, which voted...
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31st Jul
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List of EU member states and official languagesMembership of the European Union has steadily grown since its founding members formed the European Coal...
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30th Jul
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Brexit—key publications on implications for environmental law [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Key...
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30th Jul
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Retained EU law is a concept introduced by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) in preparation for Brexit, creating a...
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25th Sep

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