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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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The Law Society first issued its practice note on flood risk on 23 May 2013 due to the increasing risk properties face from flooding and the knock on...
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9th Mar
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The purpose of environmental due diligenceThe purpose of environmental due diligence is to:•assess the risk of inheriting any contaminated land...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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The purpose of environmental due diligenceFor general information on share purchase, see Practice Notes: Due diligence—share and asset purchases and...
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9th Mar
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Purpose of environmental searches and investigationsEnvironmental investigations are carried out for several reasons. The cost, detail and scope of an...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 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
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Contaminated land liabilitiesAn innocent purchaser or tenant of a contaminated site is at risk of inheriting various liabilities associated with...
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15th Feb
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Environment Health and SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the business of the Company...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Feb
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Environment Health & SafetyPlease provide the following:1Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the Business including any...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 14th Feb
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1Please provide full details of the Company’s compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the initial phase: 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2019) (CRC...
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26th Jan
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 1 Asbestos in buildings 1.1 As soon as reasonably practicable after the...
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26th Sep
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State....
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26th Sep
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP 1 The Vendor shall indemnify and keep indemnified the Purchaser against any and all...
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26th Sep
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