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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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
Q&As
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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23rd Sep
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Introduction to Social housing regulationThere are two separate regimes governing social housing in England and Wales. Each country had its own...
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22nd Sep
Precedents
Lease of whole—long at a premium of commercial premisesLR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number[s]LR2.1 Landlord's title number[s][title numbers...
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13th Sep
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10th Sep
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Vehicles for property development and investment—VAT implicationsThis Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of partnerships, joint ventures and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 5th Sep
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30th Aug
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Short form property management agreementThis agreement is made the [insert date] day of [insert month and year] Between [owners of property] of...
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24th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 22nd Aug
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Produced in partnership with Ian Peacock of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square 19th Aug
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Residential flat schemes—developer as landlord and managerScheme outlineThis is the most straightforward residential flat scheme to establish....
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18th Aug
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Social housing administrationInsolvency of private not-for-profit registered providers of social housingThe social housing sector in England is...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor James of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 18th Aug
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Option to tax—disapplication for residential and other propertyThis Practice Note is about the disapplication of the VAT option to tax (see Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 16th Aug
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VAT treatment of building workThis Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of building work. Specifically, it looks at the types of building work...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 16th Aug
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SDLT—reliefs for public and social purposesOnce is has been determined that there is a notifiable transaction for SDLT purposes, it should be...
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16th Aug
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Zero-rated sales and leases—person constructing a dwellingThis Practice Note is about the zero-rating of VAT for developers selling or leasing...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 16th Aug
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Zero-rated sales and leases—person constructing a relevant residential buildingThis Practice Note is about the VAT zero-rating for developers selling...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 16th Aug
Q&As
Can a county council build residential housing for sale or rent if it doesn’t have a housing function? If yes, is there any legal or practical bar to...
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15th Aug
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What is the difference between a local authority and a local housing authority?What is a local authority?A local authority (LA) is the general term we...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 15th Aug
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How does the requirement to seek nominations from tenants to undertake works set out in The Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (Wales)...
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15th Aug
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Has there been any guidance or case law to clarify the interpretation of the word ‘promote’ as set out in section 58 of the Housing Associations Act...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug

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