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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Is a supermarket car park (owned by the supermarket) a ‘public place’ or ‘place’ to which section 87 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 applies...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 5th Jun
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Can an appellant recover costs from the Environment Agency following a successful appeal against a waste removal notice under section 59ZB of the...
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5th Jun
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Landfills—key waste issuesBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental UK and Dr Louise Smail at Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP 5th 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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5th Jun
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Waste types and controls—waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) obligationsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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5th 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 5th Jun
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Waste types and controls—end-of-life vehiclesThe End-of-life Vehicles Regulations 2003 (ELVR 2003), SI 2003/2635 and the End-of-life Vehicles...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Radioactive waste—geological disposal facilitiesBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Butcher of Herbert Smith Freehills 5th Jun
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Radioactive waste and spent fuel regulationBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 5th Jun
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Landfills—environmental permit surrenderStricter surrender requirements for landfills sitesUntil the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (CPA 1974) there...
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5th Jun
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Landfill Directive—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste OJ L 182 of 16.07.1999Entry into Force16 July...
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5th Jun
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Fly-tipping offencesWhat is fly-tipping?Fly-tipping is the illegal deposit of waste. It can cause pollution, harm to human health and can affect the...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Waste types and control—asbestos wasteIdentifying asbestos wasteAsbestos exists in a number of forms—the three most common are chrysotile (white),...
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5th Jun
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Waste types and controls—batteries and accumulatorsThe Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 (WBAR 2009) came into force on 5 May 2009....
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5th Jun
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Waste types and controls—hazardous wasteBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Ken Westlake of Westlake Associates 5th Jun
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Waste types and controls—extractive waste/mining wasteCoronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus,...
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