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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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9th Nov

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TitleRegulation (EU) 2015/757 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleDirective 2008/56/ECEntry into force15 July 2008Transposition deadline15 July 2010AmendmentsSee EUR-Lex linked documentsImplementing legislation...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 8th Apr
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TitleDirective (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products...
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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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6th 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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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 9th Mar
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TitleInternational Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 as modified by the 1978 and 1997 Protocols (MARPOL)PartiesAs at December...
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9th Mar
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TitleMarine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009)Entry into force12th November 2009 (received Royal Assent on this date, but various implementing...
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9th Mar
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TitleUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)Parties168Adopted10 December 1982Entry into Force16 November 1994Full textUnited Nations...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 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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Produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh of Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh 9th Mar
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TitleConvention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)Parties15 governments and the EUAdopted22 September...
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9th Mar
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TitleThe 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Protocol)Parties50...
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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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The marine protected areas network in England and Wales provides designated protection for the marine environment and stems from various legislative...
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4th Mar
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1. Establishment of the Marine Management OrganisationThe Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB)....
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 3rd Mar
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TitleConvention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters 1972 (London Convention)Parties87 (December 2017)—see map...
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2nd Mar
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Marine conservation zonesPart 5 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009) provides a power, across most of UK waters, to designate marine...
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2nd Mar
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The integrated coastal zoneThere are various definitions of the integrated coastal zone. The 2009 Protocol to the Barcelona Convention on Integrated...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 2nd Mar

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