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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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The Public GuardianThe Public Guardian is a statutory office-holder and an appointee of the Lord Chancellor. The holder of the role of Public Guardian...
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2nd Aug
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How can a local authority recovery care fees after the person receiving the care has died? Can interest continue to be charged to the estate after...
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1st Aug
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How can we appeal to appeal a decision of a local authority to move a client under the court of protection, who has fallen below the funding...
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1st Aug
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What do local authority means testing assessments take into account, for the purposes of assessing an elderly client's income/capital in relation to...
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1st Aug
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Does a local authority retain any duties when it commissions provision of services to a third party?In answering the above, we have taken into...
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1st Aug
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Can an elderly client give their property to their children to limit the amount of nursing home fees they will need to pay if that becomes necessary...
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1st Aug
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If a person lacks litigation capacity and is homeless, can their deputy or someone with a registered LPA make a homelessness application for them?The...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Law Centre 1st Aug
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Is the local authority duty to provide after-care imposed by section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 still a distinct duty to that imposed by...
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1st Aug
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Can a property in Scotland be accepted as security for a Deferred Payment Agreement under the Care Act 2014?For the purposes of this Q&A we have...
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1st Aug
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Is it possible for a local authority or healthcare provider to pay for or prescribe e-cigarettes?Electric-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are currently...
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1st Aug
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How do I secure a DPA for care fees under the Care Act 2014 against a chattel?See Practice Note: Key issues in taking security from individuals and,...
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1st Aug
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Do you have any information in connection with a deferred payment agreement under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014?This Q&A relates to the requirement of a...
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1st Aug
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Can the limitation period under section 69 of the Care Act 2014 be extended by agreement between the parties?The limitation period under section 69(3)...
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1st Aug
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What is the limitation period for recovery of the Care Act 2014 liabilities?According to section 69(3) of the Care Act 2014 (CA 2014):‘A sum is...
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1st Aug
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How is part ownership of a working farm treated when assessing an individual’s capital for residential care purposes? Can the surviving family reopen...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Shackleton of Network Homes 1st Aug

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