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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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What business needs to know about human rightsIt is increasingly acknowledged that human rights are not just a concern for nation states and...
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16th May
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The UN Global Compact and human rightsThe UN Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative set up in 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations....
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16th May
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Identifying internationally recognised human rightsThe UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) require businesses to respect...
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16th May
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ESG and stewardship issues in pensions—what do trustees need to do?FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: According to a  climate change strategy published by...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Latimour and Harriet Sayer of Eversheds Sutherland 16th May
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A guide to sustainable public procurementBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Wolfenden of Osborne Clarke 16th May
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Climate change adaptation in public procurementWhat is climate change adaptation?Climate change adaptation refers to predicting any adverse effects of...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 16th May
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Social value and public procurementThe Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (PS(SV)A 2012) requires contracting authorities to consider how they...
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16th May
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The EU Taxonomy Regulation—one-minute guideThis one minute guide, written in partnership with Philippa List, professional support lawyer, and...
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Produced in partnership with Philippa List of Dechert and Mikhaelle Schiappacasse of Dechert 15th May
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Climate-related disclosures for UK financial institutions—new UK mandatory requirementsBREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer...
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Produced in partnership with Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 15th May
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The EU sustainability-related disclosure regulation (SFDR)—essentialsThis Practice Note analyses the scope and requirements of the EU regulation on...
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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance and Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 15th May
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Sustainable finance and ESG—key global principles for financial institutionsGlobal sustainable finance and ESG initiatives for financial...
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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance 15th May
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Draft ESG measures to amend AIFMD/UCITS/MiFID—one minute guideThis one minute guide, written in partnership with Lora Froud, partner, Andrew...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes, Andrew Henderson of Macfarlanes, Louise Bralsford of Macfarlanes and Tiffany Cox of Macfarlanes 15th May
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The EU Disclosure Regulation—one minute guideThis one minute guide discusses the scope, impact, new concepts and next steps of the EU Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Lora Froud of Macfarlanes and Tiffany Cox of Macfarlanes 15th May
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Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive—snapshotIntroductionTitle EU Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 15th May
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Environment Agency guidance for planning applications in EnglandIntroductionPlanning applications have to be determined in accordance with the...
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15th May
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Directive 2014/95/EU on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information—snapshotTitleDirective 2014/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 15th May
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Sustainable development—definition and application at international levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 15th May
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Environmental social governance—the investment marketBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Clare of Anthesis 15th May
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Sustainable procurement—private sectorWhat is sustainable procurement?According to the UN Global Marketplace definition: procurement is sustainable...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 15th May
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Sustainable development—definition and application at UK levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 15th May

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