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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Environmental liabilities—what are clean-up liabilities?Clean-up liabilities are legal and financial obligations to remediate pollution or...
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11th Aug
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Fracking—environmental issuesWhat is fracking?Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the process whereby water and chemicals are...
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11th Aug
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Environmental civil sanctions—restoration noticesReviewed by Professor Richard MacroryRegulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (RESA 2008)...
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11th Aug
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Environmental due diligence—asset purchaseThe purpose of environmental due diligenceThe purpose of environmental due diligence is to:•assess the risk...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—buyer’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Environment health and safety (EHS) warranties—share purchase agreement—seller’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Reliance agreementThis Agreement is made on the [insert date] day of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of party], a company...
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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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DDQ—CRC questions [Archived]1Please provide full details of the Company’s compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the initial phase: 1 April...
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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Licence to carry out environmental investigationsParties1[insert name of licensor] [of [insert address] OR company number [insert company number]...
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11th Aug
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EHS warranties—share purchase agreement—buyer’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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11th Aug
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Environmental consultant form of warranty'>collateral warranty (with optional step—in clauses)Date...
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11th Aug
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Environmental consultant’s appointmentThis Agreement is made on [insert date] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Client] of [insert address of...
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11th Aug
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EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—seller’s versionDefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Letter requesting environmental consultant proposal for phase 1 audit[Project name OR address of property]This Precedent can be used in corporate and...
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11th Aug
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When can a landlord carry out environmental investigations?STOP PRESS: The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, SI 2016/1154...
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11th Aug
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What should you do if a desktop report recommends further assessment?Contaminated land liabilitiesAn innocent purchaser or tenant of a contaminated...
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11th Aug
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Water offencesWater discharge and groundwater activitiesWater discharge activities or ground water activities offences are regulated by the...
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11th Aug
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Sentencing individuals for environmental offencesThe Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 11th Aug

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