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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—social care trackerThis tracker is focused on social care and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation,...
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16th Jun
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What care services are available to non-EEA visitors? This Q&A focuses on the application of the ‘Immigration health charge’ imposed by the National...
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6th Jun
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Can a local authority delegate its responsibilities on safeguarding to a joint commissioning body set up pursuant to a s75 NHS agreement?Under section...
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6th Jun
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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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6th Jun
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Does a local authority have an obligation to provide continued respite services to a child with severe learning difficulties and autism who has...
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6th Jun
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How do I secure nursing home fees in Wales for care given before the Social Services and Well-being Act 2014 came into force on 6 April 2016?Where a...
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5th Jun
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Can a local authority provide healthcare services to a GP surgery?We refer you to Practice Notes: Commissioning of health and social care by local...
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5th Jun
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What enforcement powers does Monitor have if a 'relevant body' does not comply with their directions?The National Health Service (Procurement, Patient...
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5th Jun
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Is the duty imposed by section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to arrange a funeral for a deceased individual within their area...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Does the definition of 'public authority' in the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 include NHS Foundation Trusts and NHS...
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5th Jun
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Local authority strategic functions in relation to health and social care servicesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Ros Ashcroft of DAC Beachcroft 5th Jun
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Guide to Care Act 2014 repeals [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides a guide as to what legislation and guidance was repealed,...
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5th Jun
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Local authority social care dutiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA...
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Produced in partnership with Ros Ashcroft of DAC Beachcroft and Stephanie Townley of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 5th Jun
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Commissioning of health and social care by local authoritiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Ros Ashcroft of DAC Beachcroft 5th Jun
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Local authority statutory functions with regard to provision of health servicesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Ros Ashcroft of DAC Beachcroft and Stephanie Townley of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 5th Jun
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Safeguarding and the Court of ProtectionSafeguarding issues frequently underpin or arise in welfare proceedings in the Court of Protection and this...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Ruck Keene of 39 Essex Chambers 5th Jun

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