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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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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Local authorities—powers to investigate environmental crimeWhen do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 17th Sep
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Improvement and Prohibition Notices under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974Enforcement of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...
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Produced in partnership with James Purnell, Abigail Cohen and Lia Moses of Henderson Chambers 17th Sep
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Powers of health and safety inspectors under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974The Health and Safety ExecutiveThe Health and Safety Executive...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 17th Sep
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Surveillance powers of local councilsThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert...
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16th Sep
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Can a local authority conduct an interview under caution with an individual suspected of a criminal offence?An interview under caution is the formal...
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16th Sep
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16th Sep
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Local authority investigationsAny local authority is a creature of statute. Where a local authority acts beyond its powers, it will be acting ultra...
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2nd Sep
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Commencing criminal proceedings—applying for the issue of a summonsAll criminal cases begin in the magistrates' court however serious the offence....
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2nd Sep
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Can a prosecution be brought after a simple caution has been issued? How can a local authority start criminal proceedings for a criminal regulatory...
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2nd Sep
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Time limits for commencing criminal proceedingsFor information on how criminal prosecutions are commenced in England and Wales, see Practice Notes:...
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22nd Aug
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Drafting an informationLegal requirements of an informationThere are a number of ways of commencing criminal proceedings in England and Wales:•charge...
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22nd Aug
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Which coronavirus (COVID-19) offences are local authorities in England authorised to prosecute?This question is answered in relation to the law...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rule 22nd Aug
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Single justice procedureThe introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of FOUR Law &. Investigations Ltd 18th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rule 15th Aug
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11th Aug
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11th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Helen Simm of Browne Jacobson 11th Aug
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