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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Waste types and controls—plasticsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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22nd Jul
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Waste exemptionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of temporary COVID-19 Regulatory Position Statements (RPSs)...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 20th Jul
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Waste exemptions—a property and construction focusCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of temporary COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 20th Jul
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Waste offencesWaste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental...
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20th Jul
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Energy from waste—consentsBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation...
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7th Jul
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The Basel Convention—snapshotTitleThe Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their DisposalEntry into...
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Produced in partnership with Howard McCann of Environment Agency 7th Jul
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Landfills—key waste issuesIntroductionThe UK generated 221 million tonnes of total waste in 2016 with England responsible for 85% of this total. UK...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental UK and Dr Louise Smail at Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP 6th Jul
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—waste installations, waste operations and exempt waste operationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 28th Jun
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Waste types and controls—packaging wasteProducer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007, as amended, SI 2007/871 (PROR 2007)...
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24th Jun
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Waste—collection and disposal by local authoritiesDuty to collect wasteSubject to certain exceptions, waste collection authorities (WCAs) in England...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Louise Smail 22nd Jun
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Which environmental authorities regulate and enforce odour controls and what powers do they have?The odours emanating from industrial, trade or...
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21st Jun
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Meaning of waste—recovery operationsRecovery is one of the key waste management elements of the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC as amended by...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP, Leslie Heasman of MJCA and Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row 17th Jun
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Meaning of waste—end-of-waste statusWaste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (as amended in 2018) (WFD)EU Directives are adopted by Member States and...
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Produced in partnership with Leslie Heasman of MJCA, Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP and Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row 16th Jun
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Meaning of waste—disposal operationsWaste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD) as amended in 2018EU Directives are adopted by Member States and...
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Produced in partnership with Leslie Heasman of MJCA, Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP and Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row 15th Jun
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Waste types and controls—waste incinerationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of temporary COVID-19 Regulatory...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th Jun
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Meaning of waste—waste exclusionsWaste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD) as amended in 2018EU Directives are adopted by Member States and require...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP, Leslie Heasman of MJCA and Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row 15th Jun
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Meaning of waste—definition of wasteWaste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (as amended in 2018) (WFD)EU Directives are adopted by Member States and...
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Produced in partnership with Leslie Heasman of MJCA, Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP and Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row 15th Jun
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Meaning of waste—what is waste?Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD) as amended in 2018EU Directives are adopted by Member States and require...
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Produced in partnership with Leslie Heasman of MJCA, Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row and Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP 15th Jun
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Meaning of waste—products and by-productsRevised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD)EU Directives are adopted by Member States and require...
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Produced in partnership with Leslie Heasman of MJCA, Samantha Riggs of 25 Bedford Row and Dr Anna Willetts of gunnercooke LLP 15th Jun

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