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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Allocation—eligibilityCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England,...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew McDermott of 42 Bedford Row and Iris Ferber of 42 Bedford Row 4th Aug
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Homelessness—eligibilityCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England,...
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Produced in partnership with Iris Ferber of 42 Bedford Row 4th Aug
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Homelessness—priority need for accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): On 29 June 2020, MHCLG issued an update to the statutory Homelessness code of...
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Produced in partnership with Lucie Bryan of Walker Morris and Elizabeth England, Barrister 4th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for propertyThis Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in...
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3rd Aug
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Residential—statutory limitations on recovery of service charges and administration chargesStatute limits the amount that may be recovered from...
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3rd Aug
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Commercial service charges—what expenses can the landlord recover?Repair and improvementsA tenant will not generally be expected to pay for the...
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3rd Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—social housing trackerThis tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary...
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3rd Aug
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Assured and assured shorthold tenancies—grantingCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure...
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2nd Aug
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Housing and Planning Act 2016—rogue landlords and property agentsPart 2 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) implements various measures to...
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2nd Aug
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What rights of entry do landlords have in relation to checking and repairing utility appliances?Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations...
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1st Aug
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If within a care home, there are several members of staff living there, each on individual assured shorthold tenancies, does the House in Multiple...
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Produced in partnership with Josephine Henderson of Five Paper Buildings 1st Aug
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When can a commercial landlord re-enter to remedy a breach of a lease?Is there an implied right of re-entry?There is no implied right to re-enter...
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1st Aug
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Can a local authority be compelled to take action against the owner of a property who has allowed accumulation of waste in their garden causing a rat...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 1st Aug
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What are the eligibility requirements of low cost discounted market housing?Low cost discounted market housingWe refer you to Practice Note:...
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1st Aug
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Can a council and tenant agree to extend the 14-day period under section 125B(1) of the Housing Act 1996?An introductory tenancy is a probationary...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 1st Aug
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In order for a section 21 notice to be invalid, do all the elements set out in the Deregulation Act 2015, section 33(2) (retaliatory evictions) have...
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1st Aug

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