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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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 Permitting Regulations 2016—water discharge activitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 15th Sep
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Water abstraction and impoundingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of temporary COVID-19 Regulatory Position...
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—permits, applications and exemptionsRelevant LegislationOn 1 January 2017, the Environmental Permitting...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 31st Aug
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—enforcement, offences and civil sanctionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Trade effluent consents and agreements—when are they required?Consent or agreementA consent, or an agreement, needs to be entered into with a local...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—groundwater activitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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Transfer of environmental permits1DefinitionsContamination•means the presence at any time of any Hazardous Substances in the soil and water at or...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Does the owner of a watercourse have the right to drain treated effluent into that watercourse and can they grant that right to others?Does the owner...
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