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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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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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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 tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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22nd Apr
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UPDATE (19/4/21): Schedule 2 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps) (England) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/364 (Steps Regulations...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution•Coronavirus...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the modifications and disapplications introduced by the:•Early Years Foundation Stage (Learning and Development and...
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19th Apr
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The government measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) have changed significantly during the course of the pandemic from the...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the...
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12th Apr
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This tracker was used to track key developments, legislation, guidance and briefing notes relating to the initial response to coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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9th Apr
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This tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of interest...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The government measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) have...
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9th Apr
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As part of the national response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, local authorities are undertaking wide range of essential and additional...
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9th Apr
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This tracker was used to track key developments, legislation, guidance and briefing notes relating to the initial response to coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the changes to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal based on the impact of the Tribunal Procedure...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the application, scope and limitations of the changes to legislation and practice applied to businesses subject to...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips QC and Gerald Gouriet QC, General Editors of Paterson’s, together with Consulting Editors Gary Grant, Charles Holland, Leo Charalambides and Francis Taylor Building specialist licensing barristers James Rankin, Charles Streeten and Horatio Waller 9th Apr
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Community care assessments are conducted by the local authority (LA) where someone aged 18 years or older is ordinarily resident. LAs have a duty to...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Ward of Lundie, solicitor of Craybeck Law LLP 9th Apr
Q&As
Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency proceedings, most commonly where a company enters members’ voluntary liquidation (MVL) (see...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
Q&As
Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
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8th Apr
Q&As
While a force majeure certificate from China could not bind the English courts in their determination of whether such an event had occurred for the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the key offences created by Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). It covers offences which apply principally in England and...
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16th Mar
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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
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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020), the emergency legislation passed with the aim to control the spread of coronavius (COVID-19), received Royal...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 11th Mar

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