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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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Australia; Chile; China; Finland; Hong Kong; Italy; Kenya;...
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21st Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Belgium; Brazil; Croatia; Ghana; India; Ireland; Japan; Mexico;...
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21st Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Canada; Germany; India; Mexico; Switzerland; United...
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16th Jan
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TitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8)LocationDoha, QatarDate26 November - 8 December 2012SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework...
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15th Jan
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Title1992 Convention on Biological DiversityParties196LocationNairobiAdopted22 May 1992ProtocolsCartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on...
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15th Jan
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TitleInternational Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 as modified by the 1978 and 1997 Protocols (MARPOL)PartiesAs at December...
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15th Jan
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TitleProtocol to Amend the 1963 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear DamageParties13 partiesAdopted12 September 1997Came into force4...
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15th Jan
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The UK and EU ratified the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in...
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15th Jan
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TitleConvention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters 1972 (London Convention)Parties87 (December 2017)—see map...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh of Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh 15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 15th Jan
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What is the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action?TitleDurban Platform for Enhanced ActionLocationDurban, South AfricaDate28th November - 11th December...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 15th Jan
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TitleThe 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Protocol)Parties50...
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15th Jan
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TitleUN Conference on Sustainable Development ('Rio+20')PlaceRio de Janeiro, BrazilDate20-22 June 2012SubjectSustainable DevelopmentWhat was the...
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15th Jan
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TitleBali Road MapLocationBali, IndonesiaDate3rd–14th December 2007SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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TitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Parties197 Parties (196 States plus the European Union)LocationNew YorkAdopted9 May...
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15th Jan
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What were the Cancun Agreements?TitleCancun AgreementsLocationCancun, MexicoDate29th November - 10th December 2010SubjectClimate changeThe 16th United...
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15th Jan

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