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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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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Fox of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 9th Apr
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The offence of the sale of intoxicating substances and butane cigarette lighter refills to persons aged under 18Section 1(1) of the Intoxicating...
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9th Apr
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Impact of Brexit on food labelling lawAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK ceased to be an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Bedloe, Barrister, of 9 Gough Chambers and Dominic Watkins of DWF LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific guidelines which are used by the magistrates’ courts and Crown...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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This Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific guidelines which are used by the magistrates’ courts and Crown...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Simm of Browne Jacobson 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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What is the Regulators' Code and who does it apply to?The Regulators' Code is issued by the Secretary of State under section 22 of the Legislative and...
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9th Apr
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Legal requirements of an informationThere are a number of ways of commencing criminal proceedings in England and Wales:•charge at the police station...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the law and practice applicable to food advertising to consumers, including:•Regulatory regime overview•General...
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9th Apr
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A local authority may use a variety of means to ensure businesses meet their responsibilities under the Food Safety Act 1990 (FSA 1990) and Codes of...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 30th Mar
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What are the Food Safety Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013?The Food Safety Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996 revoked...
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26th Mar
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What are the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996...
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26th Mar
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What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene improvement notices are used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 26th Mar
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What is a remedial action notice?A remedial action notice is used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a local...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 26th Mar
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Rendering food injurious to healthEvery London borough council, district council or non-metropolitan county council is the 'food authority' for the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 25th Mar

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