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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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Special sites of contaminated landBrexit11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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13th May
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Agricultural diffuse pollutionDiffuse agricultural pollution is contamination of the soil, air and water environment resulting from farming...
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10th May
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Water pollutionWater pollution can kill fish and aquatic life, impact drinking supplies, reduce water quality and pollute beaches.There are many type...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 30th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 16th Apr
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TitleDirective 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the protection of groundwater against pollution and...
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8th Apr
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TitleCouncil Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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7th Apr
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Water discharge and groundwater activitiesWater discharge activities or ground water activities offences are regulated by the Environmental Permitting...
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1st Apr
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The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954 and the Water Resources (Control of...
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9th Mar
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Discharges of pollutants to surface water, groundwater or public sewer generally require an environmental permit or consent. This Practice Note looks...
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9th Mar
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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9th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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9th Mar
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What are controlled waters for the purposes of Pt IIA?'Controlled waters' are defined in the EPA 1990 as having the same meaning as in the Water...
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9th Mar
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Clean-up liabilities are legal and financial obligations to remediate pollution or contamination pursuant to:•statute, eg a pollution incident which...
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9th Mar
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Water pollution from contaminated sites, discharges from industrial processes or sewage treatment works or accidental spillages can result in criminal...
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1st Mar
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OverviewAs the ‘operator’ of a septic tank, you should ensure you meet the general binding rules. You are the ‘operator’ if: (i) you own the property...
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15th Feb
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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Chapter II of Water Resources Act 1991 (WRA 1991) sets out the:•powers of entry for enforcement purposes•power of entry for certain works...
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28th Nov

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