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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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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 Squire Patton Boggs 9th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out a simple five-step improving efficiency framework and illustrates how it works by way of a case study involving client...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 1st Apr
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Employees, workers, contractors and othersIn Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips famously stated at para [19]:‘The law...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Mar
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The tort of defamation is governed by a mixture of statute and common law. The relevant statutory law is contained in:•the Defamation Act 1952 (DA...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 10th Mar
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Defamation Act 2013Before the implementation of the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013), defamation actions acquired a reputation for technicality and...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 3rd Mar
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When faced with change people may react in many different ways. This can depend on factors such as:•if the change is their choice or is being imposed...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 1st Mar
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1ContextThese ‘Arrangements’ set out how you may make a complaint that an elected or co-opted member of this authority [or of a parish council within...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Keith-Lucas of Bevan Brittan 14th Feb
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1IntroductionThis Code of Conduct applies to you whenever you are acting in your capacity as a member of [council name], including:1.1at formal...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Keith-Lucas of Bevan Brittan 14th Feb
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Tasks\PeopleTake initial Client detailsOpen Temporary FileClient Services QuestionnaireIdentify any conflict of intere...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe of Bellis Learning Solutions Ltd 12th Feb
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Step 1: Identify our clientsWho are our existing clients? (Specific and generic)Internal clients—client servicesExternal clients—planning challenges,...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe of Bellis Learning Solutions Ltd 12th Feb
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StageQuestionsCase studyCreate a sense of urgencyHow will the employees know there is a need for the change?How will they understand how important it...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe of Bellis Learning Solutions Ltd 12th Feb
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Executive summaryThis report analyses why 25% of the referrals we receive are referred back to client services. The research was conducted in May and...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe of Bellis Learning Solutions Ltd 12th Feb
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These training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training seminars on defamation law. The...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note explains how nurturing and developing home grown talent can be beneficial to a firm, keeping important skills and knowledge...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 15th Jan
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Self-awarenessSelf-regulationMotivationEmpathySocial skillsWhat is itKnowing one’s strengths, weaknesses, drives, values and impact on...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 8th Jan
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Which efficiency tools should you use at which stage?DefineMeasureAnalyseImproveControlWhat is the problem?How big is the problem?What’s causing the...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 8th Jan
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Address of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client details], on whose instructions we are...
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6th Jan
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Before you can improve a process, you need to understan

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7th Dec
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A Root Cause Analysis (RCA) diagram is an effective way to analyse information. It is often known as a...
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7th Dec
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This workflow sets out the steps to take when improving a process within

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7th Dec

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