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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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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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Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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22nd Jun
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Drafting notices of breachThis Practice Note provides guidance on drafting a notice of breach of contract identifies the key instances for when a...
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21st Jun
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Equitable remedies in contractual disputesWhile the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 11th Jun
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What is the limitation period (for a defects claim) where the framework agreement is a deed but the call-off contract is a simple contract?A framework...
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5th Jun
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Expert determinationExpert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for...
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
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Contract interpretation—rules of contract interpretationThis Practice Note on rules on interpreting contracts (agreements) (also known as construing...
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5th Jun
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Mitigation in contractual breach claimsWhen is mitigation in contract claims relevant to consider?Even where causation and remoteness have been...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 5th Jun
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 5th Jun
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Misrepresentations—excluding and limiting liability for themThis Practice Note sets out when and how parties can seek to limit or exclude liability...
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5th Jun
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Causation and remoteness in contractual breach claimsWhen considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles...
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Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 5th Jun
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Damages in tort claims—recovery and assessmentThis Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 5th Jun
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Contract interpretation—express terms in contractsExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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5th Jun
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Dispute resolution clauses—what and whyWhat is a dispute resolution clause?Many commercial agreements contain what may be called a ‘dispute resolution...
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5th Jun
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Negligence—key elements to establish a negligence claimNegligence—what are the key ingredients to establish a claim in negligence?For liability in...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley M.A, D.Phil, DCL, Oxford of University of Reading 5th Jun
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Claims for rectificationThis Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a...
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5th Jun
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Joint and several liability clause1Joint and several liability[Except for clauses [insert],] the liabilities and obligations of [insert names of...
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5th Jun
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Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by...
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4th Jun
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