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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 12th Jan
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
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9th Nov

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Environment Bill—snapshotTitleEnvironment Bill Key dateIntroduced to Parliament 30 January 2020SubjectEnvironmental principles, governance,...
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13th May
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Brexit—impact on environmental lawAs a result of the 23 June 2016 UK referendum on membership of the EU, which voted with a 52% majority voting in...
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12th May
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EU-UK Trade and Cooperation AgreementOn 24 December 2020, the European Commission and UK government announced an agreement in principle on the legal...
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4th May
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ContextAs a result of the 23 June 2016 UK referendum on membership of the EU, which voted with a 52% majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the...
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4th May
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What are conservation covenants?As a concept, conservation covenants are private, voluntary agreements between a landowner and responsible body, such...
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9th Apr
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TitleLand Drainage Act 1991Entry into Force1 December 1991Transposition DeadlineN/AAmendmentsEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016Deregulation Act 2015Water...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Barlow and Simon Tilling of Burges Salmon LLP 8th Apr
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Context of the 25 Year Environment PlanIn January 2015, the Committee (NCC) recommended that the government draw up a 25 Year Plan for the...
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22nd Mar
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TitleFlood and Water Management Act 2010Entry into Force8 April 2010 (received Royal Assent on this date—but various implementing pieces of...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Barlow and Simon Tilling of Burges Salmon LLP 9th Mar
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Summary of the Water Act 2014The purpose of the Water Act 2014 (WA 2014) is to help reform the water industry by making it more innovative and...
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9th Mar
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TitleMarine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009)Entry into force12th November 2009 (received Royal Assent on this date, but various implementing...
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9th Mar
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DevolutionThe origins of devolution initiatives in the United Kingdom are older than is often appreciated. The notion of regional devolved power was...
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Produced in partnership with Haydn Davies of Birmingham City University and updated in partnership with Antony Bartholomeusz 9th Mar
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to environmental law. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and others who are new to environment as a...
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9th Mar
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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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9th Mar

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