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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Waste Framework Directive—snapshotTitle Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing...
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24th Sep
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Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (recast)—snapshotCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let...
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23rd Sep
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Invasive Alien Species Regulation (EU) 1143/2014—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and...
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22nd Sep
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Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation (EC) 850/2004—snapshot [Archived]TitleRegulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation EU No 649/2012—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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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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22nd Sep
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Regulation on Shipments of Waste—snapshotTitleRegulation (EC) 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2006 on shipments of...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Batteries Directive—snapshotBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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22nd Sep
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MRV Regulation (EU) 2015/757—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) 2015/757 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on the monitoring,...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Regulation (EC) 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone—snapshotTitleRegulation (EC) 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of...
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22nd Sep
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Energy labelling directive 2010/30/EU—snapshot [Archived]TitleDirective 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances directive 2012/18/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and...
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22nd Sep
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Paints Directive 2004/42/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2004/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive 91/271/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment (the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Nitrates Directive 91/676/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora of 21 May...
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22nd Sep
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Landfill Directive—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste OJ L 182 of 16.07.1999Entry into Force16 July...
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22nd Sep
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Water Framework Directive—snapshotBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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22nd Sep
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Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 Recast—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Medium Combustion Plants Directive (EU) 2015/2193—snapshotTitleDirective (EU) 2015/2193 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep

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