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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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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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14th Feb
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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 Haydn Davies of Birmingham City University and updated in partnership with Antony Bartholomeusz 14th Feb
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Title Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation,...
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14th Feb
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TitleRegulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on persistent organic pollutants and amending...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 14th Feb
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TitleDirective 2004/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 14th Feb
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TitleRegulation (EU) 2017/1369 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2017 setting a framework for energy labelling and repealing...
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14th Feb
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TitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing...
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14th Feb
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TitleDirective 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the geological storage of carbon dioxideEntry into Force25...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 14th Feb
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TitleDirective (EU) 2015/2193 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 14th Feb
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TitleRegulation (EU) 2015/757 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 14th Feb
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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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10th Feb
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Title1992 Convention on Biological DiversityParties196LocationNairobiAdopted22 May 1992ProtocolsCartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on...
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9th Feb
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TitleCommission Communication of March 2011 'A Roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050'Entry into Forcen/aTransposition...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 4th Feb
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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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4th Feb
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TitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8)LocationDoha, QatarDate26 November - 8 December 2012SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework...
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4th Feb
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TitleBali Road MapLocationBali, IndonesiaDate3rd–14th December 2007SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
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4th Feb
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TitleThe 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air PollutionParties51 partiesLocationGenevaAdopted13 November 1979Came into force16 March...
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4th Feb
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TitleConvention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)Parties15 governments and the EUAdopted22 September...
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4th Feb
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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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3rd Feb
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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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3rd Feb

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