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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Carbon capture usage and storage—permitting requirementsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 23rd Jul
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Smart Export Guarantee—key featuresIntroduction to the Smart Export GuaranteeThis Practice Note provides a detailed explanation of the ‘Smart Export...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Brown 23rd Jul
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The Energy White Paper—an overviewIntroduction to the Energy White PaperOn 14 December 2020, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Davies, Jean Pascal Boutin and Simon Davies of Eversheds Sutherland 23rd Jul
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An Introduction to Electricity Licensing in Great BritainRequirement for a LicenceSection 4 of the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) requires entities...
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Produced in partnership with Andreas Gunst of DLA Piper 23rd Jul
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Zero carbon buildings—law and policyWhat is a zero carbon building?In simple terms, a zero carbon building means that all net carbon emissions from...
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22nd Jul
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Flooding—flood risk and developmentIntroduction to flood riskThe UK has a legacy of development within areas at risk of flooding from river, surface...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd and Burges Salmon 22nd Jul
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Carbon capture usage and storage—planning and policyOverview of carbon capture usage and storageCarbon capture and storage (CCS) is the capture (from...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 22nd Jul
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—onshore wind farm and ground mounted solar projects—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice...
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21st Jul
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Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th Jul
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Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO)Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO)The RTFO is one of the government's main policies for reducing...
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19th Jul
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Road and rail emissions—regulationSTOP PRESS: this Practice Note is currently being updated in light of a series of relevant EU exit...
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19th Jul
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The Mobile Air-conditioning Systems Directive 2006/40/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2006/40/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 15th Jul
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What is climate change litigation?Over the last decades, climate change has become an issue of ever-growing importance. With evolving scientific...
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Produced in partnership with Katharina Theil of Leigh Day and Richard Lord QC of Brick Court Chambers 15th Jul
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Electric cars and ultra low emission vehiclesBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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15th Jul
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Energy from waste—consentsBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation...
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7th Jul
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Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 7th Jul
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Air pollution—local air quality controlsAir quality controls in England and Wales are interrelated, and stem from European legislation and...
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7th Jul
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National Policy StatementsNational Policy Statements (NPSs) are statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). They...
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7th Jul
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Contracts for Difference (CfD)—key featuresElectricity market reform (EMR)The EMR programme was developed by the government to promote investment in...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 6th Jul
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Renewables Obligation (RO)—key featuresBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 6th Jul

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