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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 9th Nov
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 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 9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 9th Nov
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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 9th Nov
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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This tracker is focused on children’s social care and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing...
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25th Nov
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Much depends on the individual circumstances of the case concerned and most cases are highly fact specific and require careful examination of the...
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3rd Nov
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Claim for asylumA claim for asylum includes a claim under Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) where the applicant states that...
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Produced in partnership with Bronwen Jones of Goldsmith Chambers 2nd Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the statutory duties to safeguard children. It covers local authorities' (LAs) duties to children in their area,...
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Produced in partnership with Joy Hopkinson of London Borough of Lambeth Council 21st Oct
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There a number of ways in which a local authority may get involved in a private law children case. Pursuant to section 7 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Our Practice Note: Children in need—provision of services explains that local authorities must take reasonable steps to identify children in need...
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28th Sep
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SEN frameworkUnder the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) a local authority has a duty to carry out an Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs...
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28th Sep
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After conducting a thorough search, we have not been able to locate any statutory instruments which have been enacted in pursuance of section 80 of...
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28th Sep
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Section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (CYPA 2008) states that a local authority may enter into arrangements with a body corporate for...
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28th Sep
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A helpful definition of child exploitation was set out by Cobb J in Rotherham MBC v M (at para [9]): '...when a young person (or a third person or...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 28th Sep
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Under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), local authorities have the power to make child arrangements order allowances:15Local authority...
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28th Sep
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Children’s services recordsWe have set out below how the various types of records related to service users of local authority children’s services must...
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28th Sep
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This Q&A refers to the continuing duties a local authority has to former relevant children, as set out in by sections 23A–24B of the Children Act 1989...
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28th Sep
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The court can make a supervision order to a local authority (LA) if it considers that the criteria under section 31(2) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA...
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28th Sep
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Unfortunately we do not have guidance which addresses your precise query. However, we hope the following is useful to your research.Parents may wish...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A, it is assumed that the child became a ward of court before the age of 16, the child was under no other order when they...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Earl, Solicitor to the Council and Head of Legal Services of Suffolk County Council 28th Sep
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A right of residence as the primary carer of a British citizen child under Gerardo Ruiz Zambrano v Office national de l'emploi is not conferred by the...
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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law 28th Sep
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Every case involving these issues will be dependent on the specific facts of the matter. Schools will need to take advice each time, from their local...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Earl, Solicitor to the Council and Head of Legal Services of Suffolk County Council 28th Sep

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