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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Are schools obliged to provide information about a child (aged 16) to all persons with parental responsibility if the child does not wish for any...
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1st Aug
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If a local authority wants to change the designation of a piece of land owned by it from open space use to educational use, is there a formal process...
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1st Aug
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What is the legal status of a management committee (IEB) established by the Secretary of State under the Education (Pupil Referral Units) (Management...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland of Sinclairs Law 1st Aug
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What’s happening in relation to school admission appeals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in England?This Q&A is limited to the law in...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 1st Aug
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Is reverter triggered if the school occupying a site donated under the Schools Sites Act 1841 moves but has not closed?Under section 2 of the School...
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1st Aug
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What is the legislation that replaced the function of section 12 of the Education Act 1996 in designating the relevant authority for education?Section...
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Produced in partnership with Ross Beaton of Land Chambers 1st Aug
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Where in the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 is the authority that a statutory transfer falls due at the time in which an area is used for the...
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1st Aug
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Can a parent object to their child having sex education?Maintained schoolsRequirement to provide sex educationFor children at a maintained school of...
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1st Aug
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How should an Academy Trust (a school) execute a deed where it is an exempt charity?A school in the maintained school sector can convert to...
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1st Aug
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1st Aug
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Does the Education (Modification of Enactments Relating to Employment) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/1964, Art 6 apply in respect of claims under the...
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Does a term-time employee who is off sick before the summer holidays still have to continue to provide fit notes when they wouldn’t ordinarily be...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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What are the powers of the council in entering into legal documents with free schools?Section 1 of the Localism Act 2011 (LA 2011) gives the council a...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers 31st Jul

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