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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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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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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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Call-off procedures under framework agreementsBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement...
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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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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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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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What is the practical difference between an educational need and provision, and a health need and provision?This Q&A outlines the considerations when...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland of Sinclairs Law 1st Aug
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What consent needs to be obtained for a non-maintained special school to sell its site?See the following Department for Education guidance which may...
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1st Aug
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What is the time limit for appealing against a first-tier tribunal decision (SENDIST)? Are there any exceptions to that rule? In a matter concerning a...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 1st Aug
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What powers do a local authority have to compel a school named in an EHC Plan to admit a child when they refuse to do so?Naming a school in section I...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke Chambers 31st Jul
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What is the statutory authority for requiring SEN provision post age 16 in Wales?The statutory authority for the provision of special education needs...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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Pupils at an academy or free school—admission, exclusion and special needsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Hayley O'Sullivan of Browne Jacobson Solicitors 31st Jul
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Relaxation of Education Health and Care needs assessment and provision during coronavirusThis Practice Note explains the temporary relaxation of the...
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Produced in partnership with Gurvinder Samra of Shoosmiths 31st Jul
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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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When must a local authority carry out an EHC needs assessment?Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lynch of St Pauls Chambers and Laxmi Patel 31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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Special educational needs law in WalesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Charles and Christopher McFarland of Sinclair Solicitors 31st Jul
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Post-19 education for young people with special educational needs and disabilitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lynch of St Pauls Chambers and Laxmi Patel 31st Jul
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Identifying an educational need and provision under the special educational needs legal frameworkCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Wyard, Barrister of 3PB Barristers 31st Jul
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EHC needs assessments and the contents of EHC plansCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lynch of St Pauls Chambers and Laxmi Patel 31st Jul
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Changes to SEND procedure during coronavirus (COVID-19) responseThis Practice Note explains the changes to the Special Educational Needs and...
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31st Jul
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Special educational needs in England under the Children and Families Act 2014Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Hayley O'Sullivan of Browne Jacobson Solicitors 31st Jul

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