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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Kyoto Protocol 1997—snapshotTitleKyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol) Parties192 See:...
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9th Sep
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Carbon markets—international emissions trading schemesBackgroundThe pricing of carbon internationally, especially by emissions trading schemes (ETS),...
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Produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh of Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh 8th Sep
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The 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution—snapshotTitleThe 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air...
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31st Aug
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1992 Convention on Biological Diversity—snapshotTitle1992 Convention on Biological DiversityParties196LocationNairobiAdopted22 May...
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31st Aug
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Doha Climate Gateway 2012—snapshotTitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8)LocationDoha, QatarDate26 November–8 December 2012SubjectImplementation of...
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24th Aug
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Durban Platform for Enhanced Action 2011—snapshotWhat is the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action?TitleDurban Platform for Enhanced...
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24th Aug
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Cancun Agreements 2010—snapshotWhat were the Cancun Agreements?TitleCancun AgreementsLocationCancun, MexicoDate29th November–10th December...
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23rd Aug
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Copenhagen Accord 2009—snapshotTitleCopenhagen AccordLocationCopenhagen, DenmarkDate29th November–10 December 2009SubjectClimate changeThe 15th...
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23rd Aug
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Aarhus Convention—access to justiceThe UK and EU ratified the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to...
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22nd Aug
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Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (the Bern Convention)—snapshotTitleCETS No.104 Convention on the Conservation...
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20th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: ESG and Impact Investing 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina;...
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18th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Agribusiness 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Chile;...
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18th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Oil Regulation 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Denmark;...
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18th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Gas Regulation 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Austria; Brazil;...
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18th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Electricity Regulation 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Belgium;...
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12th Aug
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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)—snapshotTitleUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)Parties168Adopted10...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 11th Aug
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Safety of Nuclear Installations Directive 2009/71/Euratom—snapshotBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 11th Aug
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Amendments to the Montreal Protocol 1987 (substances that deplete the ozone layer)—snapshotThe Montreal Protocol is designed to reduce the production...
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11th Aug
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Environment—Australia—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to environment in Australia published as part of the...
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11th Aug
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Montreal Protocol 1987 (substances that deplete the ozone layer)—snapshotTitleMontreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 1987....
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11th Aug

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