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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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OSPARThe OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic 1992 (OSPAR) is an international agreement that has...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 5th May
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The Montreal Protocol is designed to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) in order to protect the ozone layer....
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30th Apr
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TitleStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of 22 May 2001Entry into Force17 May 2004. General entry into force date*Please note...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 30th Apr
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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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26th Apr
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TitleThe United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)LocationRio de JaneiroConference date3–14 June 1992SubjectSustainable...
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20th Apr
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TitleConvention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (Vienna Convention)Parties43 partiesRevisions1997 Protocol (see Practice Note: 1997 Protocol to...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 19th Apr
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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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19th Apr
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TitleConvention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (Paris Convention)Parties16 partiesRevisions1963 Convention Supplementary to...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 19th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked 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 19th Apr
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TitleConvention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)Parties162 parties Revisions2005 Amendment (entered into force 8 May...
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19th Apr
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TitleMontreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 1987. Protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer 1985...
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16th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Chile; China; India; Malaysia; Mexico; Netherlands;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Belgium; China; Dominican Republic; Germany; Korea; Malta; Mexico;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Argentina; Canada; Chile; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ecuador;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Canada; France; India; Israel; Japan; Netherlands; South Korea;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Denmark; Faroe Islands; Ghana; Greenland; India; Italy;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:China; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Germany; Korea; Malta; Mexico;...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to environment in Malta published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to climate regulation in Malta published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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8th Apr

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