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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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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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Consolidation, experimental, phased and minor traffic regulation ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that...
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19th Aug
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Road traffic—order procedure and noticesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to...
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19th Aug
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Enforcement of traffic and parking ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to...
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19th Aug
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Abandoned vehiclesAbandoned vehicles offencesSection 2 of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (RD(A)A 1978) makes it a criminal offence to abandon,...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Melnick of London Borough of Lambeth 19th Aug
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Markets, street trading and street partiesPublic highways are used for many purposes beyond simply travelling from one place to another. This Practice...
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19th Aug
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What is the limitation period for a compensation claim under section 82 of the New Roads and Streetworks Act, and specifically when does time start to...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 18th Aug
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Extinguishing vehicular rights on highways under TCPA 1990, s 249Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Sydenham (former consultant of Birkett's Solicitors) 15th Aug
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Bus, taxi and bicycle priority ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to...
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15th Aug
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What statutory powers of entry onto land are available to a highway authority where a new highway is proposed but is at a theoretical stage, and what...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Standing of Browne Jacobson 15th Aug
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Road closures and diversionsDespite the common law maxim, 'once a highway, always a highway', a highway can be subject to overriding statute....
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 15th Aug
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Is there a legal duty on a highways authority to consult with the public on proposed highway works eg resurfacing a public highway?Duty to...
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Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 15th Aug
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Does a local authority who wishes to carry out the highway works subject to a an agreement pursuant to section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 need to go...
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15th Aug
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Can a Highway Authority enter into an agreement with a private company to maintain a structure acting as a noise barrier within the highway?You may...
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15th Aug
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What is the advance payment code provided for by sections 219 to 225 of the Highways Act 1980? How is it enforced?Where a local highway authority of...
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15th Aug
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Where a parcel of land is being acquired voluntarily by a local authority (LA) as a dedication for highway purposes, does the dedication deed need to...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
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Should temporary orders made under sections 257 and 261 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for mineral working be added to the definitive map...
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15th Aug
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Where local residents park cars on a public highway so as to obstruct access to an individual’s property, what action can that individual take?The...
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15th Aug

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