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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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9th Nov
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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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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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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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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 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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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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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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9th Nov
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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9th Nov

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Implementing and achieving effective governance in the public sectorWhat does effective governance mean in the public sector?Governance within the...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Larson of Capacity Ltd 14th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—education trackerThis tracker is focused on education and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation,...
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12th May
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Education trackerThis Lexis®PSL Local Government future developments tracker is intended to be used to track key upcoming developments of interest to...
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12th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): in light of the coronavirus crisis, the government announced temporary measures to support the employed. For more detail on...
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Produced in partnership with David Smith of DLA Piper 7th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Charles and Christopher McFarland of Sinclair Solicitors 7th May
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This Practice Note explains the modifications and disapplications introduced by the:•Early Years Foundation Stage (Learning and Development and...
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19th Apr
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Certain prescribed public sector bodies, including those with 250 or more staff in England, have a target under the Public Sector Apprenticeship...
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15th Apr
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The different types of universities and their governance arrangementsUniversities in England are constituted in a variety of ways and therefore have a...
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Produced in partnership with Smita Jamdar of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 13th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) comprises:•a general equality duty—the...
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13th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (sections 149–159) (EqA 2010) is made up of a...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Barrett of Cloisters 13th Apr
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In practice, academies and free schools differ significantly when it comes to their land holdings, although the legislation is the same for both.Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors 13th Apr
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The UK higher education (HE) sector has been slow to adopt the sort of standardised contractual documentation that has been commonplace in other...
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Produced in partnership with Kris Robbetts of VWV 9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the interaction of provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) with the provisions of the School Standards and...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the insolvency regime introduced by the Technical and Further Education Act 2017 (TAFEA 2017), the Further Education...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Smyth of Mills & Reeve LLP 9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This tracker was used to track key developments, legislation, guidance and...
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9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Victoria Hatton of Browne Jacobson LLP 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Hayley O'Sullivan of Browne Jacobson Solicitors 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Katie Michelon of Browne Jacobson 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lynch of St Pauls Chambers and Laxmi Patel of Boyes Turner 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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Produced in partnership with Francesca Snape of Stephensons 9th Apr

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