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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines the doctrine of consideration and the key role it plays in English law in determining whether a contract is enforceable.A...
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9th Nov
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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9th Nov
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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9th Nov

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Injunctions—guiding principlesWhat is an injunction?An injunction is defined in the glossary to the CPR as ‘a court order prohibiting a person from...
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12th May
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This Practice Note is concerned with substantive interim injunctions, which are a particular species of injunction granted on a temporary basis ahead...
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4th May
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This Practice Note is concerned with injunctions against defendants who cannot be identified, typically referred to as injunctions against persons...
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30th Apr
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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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7th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the circumstances in which the court may grant a final (or perpetual) injunction. There is a great deal of...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note explains the powers available to deal with anti-social behaviour in an environmental context, in particular those introduced by the...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 23rd Mar
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Noise is just one type of statutory nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990). For information about statutory nuisance...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 23rd Mar
Q&As
When making public space protection order (PSPO), a local authority is required to adhere to sections 59–75 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and...
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23rd Mar
Q&As
Revoking byelaws before 3 March 2016Revoking or amending byelaws was previously covered by the Local Government Act 1972. This procedure still applies...
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23rd Mar
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Current powers to control anti-social behaviourThis Practice Note details the...
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23rd Mar
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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 Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 23rd Mar
Practice notes
Reform of anti-social behaviour powers (2014)The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ABCPA 2014) received Royal Assent on 13 March...
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23rd Mar
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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 Hardwicke Chambers 23rd Mar

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