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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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Introduction to the EU legal systemThe EU legal system is sui generis—there is no other legal system it can be compared to, though it draws elements...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th 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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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th 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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Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 15th Apr
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 15th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. This Practice Note is part of a series of archived Practice Notes collating and...
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14th Apr
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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU, a process known as...
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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Education tracker 2016 [Archived] contains a historical record of current...
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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Lexis®PSL Local Government Education tracker 2018 [Archived] contains a...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Lexis®PSL Local Government Education tracker 2019 [Archived] contains a...
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9th Apr
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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes the...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Lexis®PSL Local Government Education tracker 2017 [Archived] contains a...
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9th Apr
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11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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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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