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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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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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Appeals to the High Court from decisions of the Fitness to Practise CommitteeThe following decisions of the Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) are...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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Fitness to Practise CommitteeBy virtue of the Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2017, SI 2017/321, from 28 July 2017 a single committee, known...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. In...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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Interim ordersThe GOC’s Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) may impose an interim order in respect of a registrant if it is necessary to do so to...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the process for appeals to the High Court from an order by a panel of one of the fitness to practice committees to the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 9th Apr
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Available sanctionsThe principle objectives of sanctions are to protect the public, uphold the standards and reputation of the profession and maintain...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. In...
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Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the investigation process before a case is referred to a Fitness to Practice hearing. It deals with how a case can be...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 9th Apr

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