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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Permanent and temporary approvals when a licence for live music is neededWhich licence is required?If the performance of live music is regulated...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Smith of Squire Patton Boggs 15th Aug
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Clubs, pubs and fairsClubsThere are specific provisions which control gaming and gaming machines provided by clubs, alcohol licensed premises and...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 15th Aug
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Taxi licensingThis Practice Note summarises the law in relation to taxi licensing. In particular it considers licensing requirements for ‘hackney...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 15th Aug
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Enforcement of sex establishment licencesWhat is a sex establishment?Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (LG(MP)A...
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Produced in partnership with Freddie Humphreys of Kings Chambers 15th Aug
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Prohibition on children gambling and the National LotteryGambling Act 2005 offencesThe Gambling Act 2005 (GA 2005) introduced a new regulatory system...
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15th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—keeping up with restrictions for licensed premises in England [Archived]This Archived Practice Note outlines the general...
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15th Aug
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Equality Act 2010—duties imposed upon the drivers of hackney carriages and private hire vehiclesSTOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of A2z Licensing 15th Aug
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Can someone who doesn’t actually drive a hackney cab but may have a share in the ownership, eg a spouse, be considered a proprietor for the licensing...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 15th Aug
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Guide to health and safety considerations for licensed premisesLicensed premises owners and operators must consider and implement health and safety...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Smith of Squire Patton Boggs 15th Aug
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Gambling law—at-a-glance guideThis guide to gambling law outlines the legal issues most pertinent to the gambling industry, and is designed for...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Rohsler of Memery Crystal 15th Aug
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Please could you provide some guidance on a licensing application for a night café?Does an all-night café need a late night refreshment licence?The...
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15th Aug
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UK gambling licensing regimeThe three main types of licence available to potential gambling licensees within Great Britain are:•operating...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Rohsler of Memery Crystal 15th Aug
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Gaming machines and lotteriesThe Gambling Act 2005 (GA 2005) defines a gaming machine very widely as ‘a machine that is designed or adapted for use by...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 15th Aug
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Regulated entertainmentThe provision of regulated entertainment is a licensable activity and a qualifying club activity under the Licensing Act 2003...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 15th Aug
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Can a private hire vehicle operator accept a booking which includes collection outside of their area?The private hire vehicle and private hire vehicle...
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15th Aug
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In a civil complaint (appeal) in the magistrates’ court, a taxi licensing complaint, by a taxi driver, was dismissed. The taxi driver has now appealed...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 15th Aug
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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 Christopher Grunert of John Gaunt & Partners 15th Aug
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The Gambling Commission—compliance and enforcement powersGambling Commission investigationsThe Gambling Commission regulates the commercial gambling...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 15th Aug
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Taxi and private hire vehicles enforcementDeregulation Act 2015On 1 October 2015, sections 55A and 55B were inserted into the Local Government...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 15th Aug

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