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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers several topics relating to potential offences committed when a taxi or private hire vehicle ‘touts’ or solicits for...
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Produced in partnership with Freddie Humphreys and Mark Howells of Kings Chambers 9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for taxi and private hire vehicles (PHV) across England and Wales to...
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Produced in partnership with Freddie Humphreys of Kings Chambers 9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for taxi and private hire vehicles (PHV) across England and Wales to...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of A2z Licensing 9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for taxi and private hire vehicles (PHV) across England and Wales to...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for taxi and private hire vehicles (PHV) across England and Wales to...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 9th Apr
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Deregulation Act 2015On 1 October 2015, sections 55A and 55B were inserted into the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (LG(MP)A...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 7th Apr
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4th Mar
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As a starting point, appeals from the magistrates’ court to the Crown Court are normally only available in criminal cases. This follows from section...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 27th Jan
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The High Court has repeatedly stated that each case must be decided on its own facts. The behavior set out below is likely to be considered...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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An authorised officer, is any officer of the local authority who is permitted in writing for the purposes of Part 2 of the Local Government...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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A principal council must adopt a constitution setting out its governance, decision-making structure, standing orders and other rules and protocols....
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rule 8th Jan
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Court fees payable in relation to a licensing appeal to a magistrates’ court are prescribed by The Magistrates’ Courts Fee Order 2008, SI 2008/1052....
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 (AW(LAIA)(E)R 2018), SI 2018/486 provides for the licensing...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
Q&As
Hackney carriages are licensable under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (TPCA 1847) and the Local Government (Miscellaneous provisions) Act 1976...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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A 'private hire vehicle' is defined in section 80 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (LG(MP)A 1976) as 'a motor vehicle...
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7th Dec
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The private hire vehicle and private hire vehicle driver must be licensed by the same local authority which licenses the operator who is responsible...
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