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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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 9th Sep
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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 9th Sep
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Waste projects—waste PFI/PPP infrastructure projectsTargets to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and technology innovation have led to the...
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Produced in partnership with Phil Harris, Stephenson Harwood. The original version was produced in partnership with Irwin Mitchell. 7th Sep
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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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6th Sep
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What is the limitation period for bringing a prosecution for failing to pay a fixed penalty notice under section 33ZA of the Environmental Protection...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 2nd Sep
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—mining waste operationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 23rd Aug
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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 23rd Aug
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Waste—the circular economyMeaning of a ‘circular economy’The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) defines a circular economy as ‘an alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Ken Westlake of Westlake Associates 17th Aug
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—small waste incineration plant (SWIP)Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 17th Aug
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Transfrontier shipment of waste—caselawFollowing Brexit and IP completion day, international shipments of waste to and from the UK are governed by the...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 17th Aug
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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 16th Aug
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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 16th Aug
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Transporting dangerous goodsRegulationsWhen transporting dangerous goods a number of international rules must be followed in relation to how the goods...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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Meaning of waste—EU cases on wasteCourt of Justice of European Union case lawThis Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of...
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11th Aug
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Hazardous waste registration—compliance, enforcement and offencesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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Waste carrier's/broker’s registration—compliance, enforcement, offences and appealsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug

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