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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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Court of Protection case tracker—2021Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v AH & Ors (Serious Medical Treatment) [2021] EWCOP 51Court...
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18th Aug
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Homelessness—vulnerable groupsThis Practice Note explores the special provisions which apply to groups who are particularly vulnerable to homelessness...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England of Five Paper 17th Aug
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16th Aug
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16th Aug
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16th Aug
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Care and support needs assessmentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Ward MSc BA(Hons) MBPsS CertCouns of Craybeck Law 16th Aug
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The deprivation of liberty safeguardsNote that this Practice Note does not address specific practice alterations caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers 16th Aug
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Benefits and means testingThere are a number of benefits that older people can claim that carry a financial eligibility requirement. In practice this...
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16th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Care and Support Needs AssessmentsCommunity care assessments are conducted by the local authority (LA) where someone aged 18...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Ward MSc BA(Hons) MBPsS CertCouns of Craybeck Law 15th Aug
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Care funding optionsNote: This Practice Note must be read in the light of the implementation of the Care Act 2014 on 1 April 2015. Substantial repeals...
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15th 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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15th 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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15th Aug
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Can NHS trusts receive residential leases and grant licences or sub-leases to individuals?Can an NHS trust be granted a residential lease?An NHS trust...
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15th Aug
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Capacity—housing and carePresumption of capacity for adultsSection 1(2) of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) creates a presumption of capacity...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Sharp of RJR Legal Ltd 15th Aug

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