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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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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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This Practice Note covers two forms of court procedure that arise in deprivation of liberty cases:•applications that arise where the lawfulness of the...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers 15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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Solicitors must consider the mental capacity of their clients in everything they do. The consideration of such capacity will occur where:•there is a...
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15th Jan
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The Public Guardian is a statutory office-holder and an appointee of the Lord Chancellor. The holder of the role of Public Guardian is also chief...
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15th Jan
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Solicitors are not expected to be able to make a clinical diagnosis of a person's mental state but there are a number of tests and assessments that...
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15th Jan
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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 15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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14th Jan
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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 14th Jan
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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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12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides a summary of key prosecutions for health and social care offences brought by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England...
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11th Jan
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The Investigation CommitteeThe Investigation Committee considers allegations referred to it by the Registrar of the General Medical Council (GMC).Its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Hockton of Serjeants Inn Chambers 11th Jan
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The panel is invited to consider the indicative sanctions guidance in every case. As each case will be fact specific, the panel has the discretion to...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 11th Jan
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Role of the Investigating CommitteeThe role of the Investigating Committee (IC) panel is to consider:•a fitness to practise (FTP) allegation, or•an...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 11th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the sanctions that the Health and Social Work Professions Council (HCPC) fitness to practice committee panel can impose....
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 11th Jan
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What are NMC sanctions?Where a Practice Committee has concluded that a registrant's fitness to practise is impaired, the committee panel will proceed...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 11th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the practise and procedure for obtaining interim orders during the fitness to practise process of the Health and Care...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 11th Jan
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Interim measuresThe power to impose 'interim measures' arises under article 60 of the Pharmacy Order 2010, SI 2010/231 and applies where the Fitness...
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Produced in partnership with Blake Morgan LLP 11th Jan
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This Practice Note analyses the care worker offences brought in by sections 20 and 21 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015). These...
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Produced in partnership with Jeannie Mackie of Doughty Street Chambers 11th Jan

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