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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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Project [insert project name]Prepared for [Insert addressee name][Insert date of report]INDEXReportA. IntroductionB. Executive summaryC. Detailed...
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21st Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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14th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries(CPSEs) are a suite of documents prepared by members of the London Property Support Lawyers Group (LPSLG)...
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8th Apr
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What additional searches should be undertaken?More specific searches and enquiries may be required depending on the property location, its surrounding...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides a summary of the purpose, nature and scope of the property aspects of the due diligence process that is carried out by the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the due diligence process that is carried out by a potential buyer prior...
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8th Apr
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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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31st 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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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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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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Introduction to flood searchesFlooding has become an increasing environmental risk in the UK, with significant impacts for homeowners and businesses....
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental and Burges Salmon 9th Mar
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Buyer bewareAn innocent buyer can inherit significant environmental liabilities in relation to land and buildings. ‘Caveat emptor’, meaning ‘let the...
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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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What is a phase 1 audit?Phase 1 environmental audits involve an independent review of an organisation’s environmental law compliance and management...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar
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On 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated land. Prior to this, the practice note dated 18 December 2014,...
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9th Mar
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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 9th Mar
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A number of environmental liability issues can arise in property transactions. See Practice Notes: Environmental issues in property...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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Types of environmental liabilitiesThere are several types of environmental liabilities associated with land, buildings and fixtures.Under the caveat...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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What is an intrusive site investigation?An intrusive (phase 2) site investigation is an investigation undertaken by geotechnical and geo-environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar

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