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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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Highways, street works and statutory undertakersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 19th May
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Off-street parking ordersSTOP PRESS: the Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Act 2017 came into force on 27 June 2017 and has introduced a change to...
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19th May
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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How to obtain a writ of control—High Court judgmentsThis Practice Note concerns provisions of the CPR and related legislation (The Tribunals, Courts...
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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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What is the purposive approach to statutory interpretation?Purposive (teleological) constructionThe purposive approach has its roots in legal systems...
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19th May
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What effect does the service of a notice of seeking possession (NOSP) have on the legal status of a secure tenant? When does a secure tenancy end, on...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Field Court Chambers 19th May
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Call-off procedures under framework agreementsBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Andrew Millross of Anthony Collins Solicitors 19th May
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Demoted tenanciesCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals...
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19th May
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Assignment and succession of tenancyCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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Sexual entertainment licensingWhat is a sex establishmentThe Local Government (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 1982 (as amended) (LG(MP)A 1982) creates...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Grunert of John Gaunt Solicitors 19th May
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The standstill periodWhat is the standstill period?When a contracting authority reaches its decision on the award of a public contract subject to the...
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Produced in partnership with Lee Digings of Lee Digings Associates 19th May
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Child protection conferencesPlease note the information in this Practice Note relates to the current law in England. The law in Wales in this area is...
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Produced in partnership with Claire Cousin 19th May
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Teacher serious misconduct in EnglandCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA...
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19th May
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Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke Chambers 19th 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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3rd Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—education tracker 2020 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This tracker was used to...
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3rd Aug
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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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3rd Aug
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Are universities, higher education institutions and/or further education colleges operating in Wales considered public authorities for the purposes of...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland of Sinclairs Law 1st Aug
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Is there any guidance or case law on the meaning of 'ordinarily resident' in the Education (Student Support) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/1986, Sch 1 Pt...
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1st Aug
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Public sector equality dutyAll public authorities, when exercising any of their functions, are subject to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). The...
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Produced in partnership with Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 1st Aug
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Specific public sector equality duties—WalesThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Barrett of Cloisters 1st Aug
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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 Larsen of The Behavioural Insights Team 31st Jul
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Can further education corporations established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 validly execute deeds other than under common seal?A...
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31st Jul
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Specific public sector equality duties—EnglandThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...
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31st Jul
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Royal ChartersFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester and Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 31st Jul
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What powers does a local authority have to lend money to a college? Can a local authority rely on general powers under the Localism Act and/or...
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31st Jul
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Know-how—protection and licensingThis Practice Note explains what know-how is and sets out the different ways know-how can be protected before...
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31st Jul
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Student complaintsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss...
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31st Jul
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Higher education student contractThe UK higher education (HE) sector has been slow to adopt the sort of standardised contractual documentation that...
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Produced in partnership with Kris Robbetts of VWV 31st Jul
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University governance in EnglandThe different types of universities and their governance arrangementsUniversities in England are constituted in a...
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Produced in partnership with Smita Jamdar of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 31st Jul
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Higher education institutions specific public law obligations in governanceHigher education institutions (HEIs) have long had a wide range of public...
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Produced in partnership with Kris Robbetts of VWV 31st Jul
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The Office for StudentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA...
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Produced in partnership with Kris Robbetts of VWV 31st Jul

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