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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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9th Nov
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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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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Jan
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): in light of the coronavirus crisis, the government announced temporary measures to support the employed. For more detail on...
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Produced in partnership with David Smith of DLA Piper 12th Apr
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 12th Apr
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This tracker is focused on healthcare and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and...
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9th Apr
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Data security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and...
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9th Apr
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What is the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and what does it do?National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is a...
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9th Apr
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The medical degreeStudying medicine is a popular career choice and over the years it has become extremely competitive to secure a place at medical...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Chambers 9th Apr
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In June 2010, a full public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire Foundation NHS Trust was announced. This was following concerns about standards of care...
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9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane and Neil Grant of Gordon's Solicitors 9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane and Neil Grant of Gordon's Solicitors 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): There are currently temporary amendments to the Fitness to Practise Rules 2019 to make allowance for notice and communications...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Shehadeh of 2 Bedford Row Chambers 9th Apr
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What is the Professional Standards Authority?The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) oversees the work of the UK’s ten regulators of health and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Creamer of Gordon's Solicitors 9th Apr
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Key healthcare bodies in EnglandBodyRoleRegulatorsDepartment of Health (DH) and Secretary of State for HealthA Ministerial Department which also...
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9th Apr
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Regulation relating to public healthcare in England is primarily governed by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA 2012), which made substantial...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Fullwood of Pinsent Masons 9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane and Neil Grant of Gordon's Solicitors 9th Apr
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Note that this Practice Note addresses only English law. Following devolution there are now differences between the English and Welsh rules on many...
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9th Apr
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A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that enables an individual (the ‘donor’) to appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’ or...
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9th Apr
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On 1 April 2007, sections 42 and 43 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) came into force. Between them these sections brought into operation a...
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9th Apr
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Safeguarding issues frequently underpin or arise in welfare proceedings in the Court of Protection and this Practice Note addresses how such issues...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers 9th Apr
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GPhC Fitness to Practise Committee—Indicative Sanctions GuidanceThe Fitness to Practice Committee (FtPC) is required under r 5(d) of the General...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Corrie of Blake Morgan LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) postponement and adjournment of proceedings and proceeding in the absence of a...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 9th Apr

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