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What is Judicial Review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Tweedy of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Produced in partnership with Karl King of Harwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Mandatory licensingPart 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) places a duty on a local housing authority (LHA) to effectively implement mandatory...
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26th Sep
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‘HMOs are, or are usually, domestic premises originally designed for occupation by one family, which have been converted for occupation by a number of...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Highways not maintainableThere are some, but very few, highways for which nobody has any liability for maintenance. All other highways are...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors and Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 25th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose, content and structure of the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) as it applies to England and...
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25th Sep
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The quality of highway maintenance required of those responsible for it depends almost entirely on the expected ordinary traffic on the highway in...
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25th Sep

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The physical and emotional abuse of the elderly is a problem that can be difficult to detect and to prevent. The Care and support statutory guidance,...
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25th Sep
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Note: This Practice Note must be read in the light of the implementation of the Care Act 2014 on 1 April 2015. Substantial repeals to legislation have...
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25th Sep
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There are a number of benefits that older people can claim that carry a financial eligibility requirement. In practice this means that if their...
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25th Sep
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When an assessment concludes that an adult requires residential accommodation they have the choice, depending on their personal finance situation,...
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25th Sep
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When entering a care home, the future relationship between the new resident and the administrators of the home should be governed by the terms of a...
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25th Sep
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AccommodationA local authority (LA) has a duty to assess whether an adult has needs for care and support if it appears to the authority that they may...
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25th Sep
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Presumption of capacity for adultsSection 1(2) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) creates a presumption of capacity for adults. In the absence...
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26th Sep
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Community care assessments are conducted by the local authority (LA) where someone aged 18 years or older is ordinarily resident. LAs have a duty to...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England, has produced...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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People with needs for care and support may need to move to accommodation that is more appropriate for their needs.They may be able to remain in their...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 16 May 2019. This Act amends the Mental Capacity Act 2005,...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further guidance, see:...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further guidance, see...
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27th Sep
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The Care Act 2014 (CA 2014) requires a local authority to assess an individual’s need for care and support.A local authority (LA) has the right to...
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28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have limited our research to cover whether it is theoretically possible to secure a Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA)...
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28th Sep

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