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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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The Public GuardianThe Public Guardian is a statutory office-holder and an appointee of the Lord Chancellor. The holder of the role of Public Guardian...
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2nd Aug
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Managing personal data breachesData security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection...
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1st Aug
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How can you challenge a National Health Service (NHS) policy?Challenging the decision of a public authorityWe were not clear as to the type of policy...
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1st Aug
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Data protection impact assessments—DPIAsA data protection impact assessment (DPIA) does what the name suggests—it’s a way of assessing the data...
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1st Aug
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Which laws and regulations govern health care apps (mHealth)?Regulation as a medical deviceAn app may, depending on the specific characteristics and...
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1st Aug
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Is the local authority duty to provide after-care imposed by section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 still a distinct duty to that imposed by...
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1st Aug
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What is the procedure for obtaining approval for disposals for NHS land?Transfer of land after PCTsAs a result of the Health and Social Care Act 2012...
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1st Aug
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What Data Protection considerations need to be taken when collecting people's DNA?We have provided brief information on the taking of DNA samples in...
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1st Aug
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Is it possible for a local authority or healthcare provider to pay for or prescribe e-cigarettes?Electric-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are currently...
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1st Aug
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How did the National Health Service come into being and what is the governing legislation?The National Health Service (NHS) came into operation on 5...
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1st Aug
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What are the key differences between deprivation of liberty safeguards and guardianship?The deprivation of liberty safeguards are part of the Mental...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane 1st Aug
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What is the procedure for obtaining a nearest relative declaration under section 29 of the Mental Health Act 1983?Starting a proceeding under section...
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1st Aug
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Implementing and achieving effective governance in the public sectorWhat does effective governance mean in the public sector?Governance within the...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Larsen of The Behavioural Insights Team 31st Jul
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What sanctions can the Care Quality Commission (CQC) impose on a GP practice that refuses to pay registration fees imposed by CQC pursuant to section...
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31st Jul
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Can a local authority provide healthcare services to a GP surgery?We refer you to Practice Notes: Commissioning of health and social care by local...
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31st Jul
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Who can in-house local government lawyers act for under Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970?Local government lawyers may provide their...
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31st Jul
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Consultation: requirement and processAny consultation exercise carried out by a public authority in relation to a proposed decision must be conducted...
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31st Jul
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On what legal basis are General Practitioner (GP) practices required to make payments to the Care Quality Commission?Registration of persons carrying...
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31st Jul

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