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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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—waste indicatorsCourt of Justice of European Union case lawThis Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of Justice...
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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 11th Aug
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Meaning of waste—waste hierarchyWaste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC as amended in 2018EU Directives are adopted by Member States and require Member...
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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 11th Aug
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Hazardous waste registration—applications, determinations, renewals, transfers and surrendersCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Waste carrier's/broker’s registration—applications, determinations, renewals, variations, transfers and surrendersCoronavirus (COVID-19): The...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 11th Aug
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Regulation of energy from wasteAll waste facilities, including energy from waste (EfW) incinerators, are regulated to prevent or minimise any risks to...
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11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Waste management plan and policies—EnglandThe waste management plan for England (WMPE) was published in January 2021. It is a high level, non-site...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Louise Smail of Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug
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Environmental permits for energy from waste plantsWhat is Energy from Waste (EfW)?Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a...
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11th Aug
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Site waste management plansWhat are site waste management plans?Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) were introduced as a way of providing greater...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK 11th Aug
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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 11th Aug

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