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What is Judicial Review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Tweedy of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Produced in partnership with Karl King of Harwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Mandatory licensingPart 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) places a duty on a local housing authority (LHA) to effectively implement mandatory...
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26th Sep
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‘HMOs are, or are usually, domestic premises originally designed for occupation by one family, which have been converted for occupation by a number of...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Highways not maintainableThere are some, but very few, highways for which nobody has any liability for maintenance. All other highways are...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors and Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 25th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose, content and structure of the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) as it applies to England and...
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25th Sep
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The quality of highway maintenance required of those responsible for it depends almost entirely on the expected ordinary traffic on the highway in...
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25th Sep

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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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25th Sep
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Home-to-school transport (early years) in EnglandLocal authorities in England may provide home-to-school transport for children in non-school early...
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25th Sep
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Accidents happen in schoolsChildren are often injured without any fault on the part of any person. They are by definition young and inexperienced....
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25th Sep
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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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26th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding changing a child’s name. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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26th Sep
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The public sector equality dutyUnder the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/353, particular duties...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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 and Sch 16...
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26th Sep
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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 and CA...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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Q&As
Home schooling is permissible provided that the parent involved complies with the requirement in the Education Act 1996 (EA 1996): that every child of...
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28th Sep
Q&As
It is important that schools balance the requests of parents with their legislative duties. An important principle to remember is that having parental...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Maintained schoolsRequirement to provide sex educationFor children at a maintained school of secondary school age, provision for sex education is part...
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28th Sep
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In answering this Q&A, we have considered whether a child should be registered at school by their new name after it has been changed by deed poll, or...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The main rights that a child has in school are:•the right to an education, and•the right to receive the level of care and protection which a...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland and Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors 16th Oct
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This tracker is focused on education and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and...
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16th Oct
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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 Christopher McFarland and Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors 21st Oct

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