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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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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 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
Practice notes
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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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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[insert name and address of GP][insert date]Dear Dr [insert name of GP][insert full name, address and date of birth of client]I have been consulted by...
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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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A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that enables an individual (the ‘donor’) to appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’ or...
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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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Questions of capacity to marry, cohabit, have sexual relations and agree to the use of contraception are clearly highly sensitive and personal issues...
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26th Sep
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A fact-finding hearing will be required in some welfare cases in the Court of Protection to resolve contested factual issues in the proceedings.When...
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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
Q&As
According to section 69(3) of the Care Act 2014 (CA 2014):‘A sum is recoverable under this section—(a) in a case in which the sum becomes due to the...
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28th Sep
Q&As
In answering the above, we have taken into consideration whether there are any legal duties arising from the commissioning of services by a local...
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28th Sep
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The court will in certain circumstances judicially intervene whether by the exercise of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court or the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Electric-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are currently regulated in the UK as a consumer product which do not require products to be tested before being put...
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28th Sep
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In answering this Q&A, we have limited our research to the Care Act 2014 (CA 2014), Care and Support Statutory Guidance (the Guidance) and very brief...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Shackleton of Network Homes 28th Sep
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Under section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (NHSA 2006), local authorities and NHS bodies may enter into a written agreement in relation...
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28th Sep
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The National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013, SI 2013/500 (the Regulations) set out the objective...
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28th Sep
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In the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (LDEDCA 2009), the only definition of ‘public authorities’ is covered in s 23,...
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28th Sep
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In this Q&A we have assumed:•assessment of the deceased was correctly calculated•deceased had a normal financial profile and was not for example...
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Produced in partnership with Warren Shackleton of Network Homes 28th Sep

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