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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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This Practice Note considers judicial review grounds of challenge in Scotland.For guidance on:•Other aspects of judicial review in Scotland, see...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
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This Practice Note considers protective expenses orders (PEOs) in the context of judicial review claims raised in Scotland. For guidance on:•other...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the remedies available in a judicial review claim raised in Scotland.For guidance on:•other aspects of judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
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The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (TCEA 2007) established the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and the Upper Tribunal (UT). The Tribunal Service...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie Carter and Alistair Williams of Bates Wells 24th Mar
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Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by public bodies. It is a...
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23rd Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For alternative further reading, see Practice Note: Judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 23rd Mar
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Judicial review in Scotland evolved separately from England and Wales which accounts for its unique features and terminology. However, in recent years...
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23rd Mar
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This Practice Note offers guidance on the process of raising a judicial review claim in Scotland. For guidance on:•other aspects of judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 23rd Mar
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to judicial review in Scotland.For guidance on:•other aspects of judicial review in Scotland, see Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 23rd Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For alternative further reading, see Practice Note: Judicial review in...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 22nd Mar
Q&As
Damages may be available from an EU Member State if it is found to have breached an individual's right under an EU law provision which has direct...
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19th Mar
Q&As
The first thing to bear in mind is that courts are updating their processes and guidance, sometimes daily at present, so you should check with the...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Adams of Partner  Gosschalks 16th Mar
Q&As
This Q&A considers whether grounds for judicial review could be established if a public body (such as HMRC) delays or fails to reach a decision within...
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5th Mar
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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether judicial review is be an appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 5th Mar
Precedents
Dear [insert name]Response to your letter before claim in proposed judicial review proceedings[Claimant OR Your Client]: [insert proposed Claimant’s...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Tunnicliffe of Hill Dickinson 5th Mar
Precedents
[Insert the name and address of the proposed defendant]Dear [insert organisation name]Letter before claim in proposed judicial review proceedings...
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5th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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1st Mar
Q&As
We have focused on judicial review in the High Court in England and Wales. Having conducted a comprehensive search of our resources on this subject,...
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24th Feb
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Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) introduced amendments to judicial review by way of amendments...
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24th Feb

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