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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Jan
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan

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This tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of interest...
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22nd Jan
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Affordable housing is housing provided to those who are struggling with their housing costs and whose housing needs are not met by the market....
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20th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Ian Peacock of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square 16th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of partnerships, joint ventures and other entities in the context of property development and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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Once is has been determined that there is a notifiable transaction for SDLT purposes, it should be considered whether any reliefs or exemptions are...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of building work. Specifically, it looks at the types of building work that will qualify for VAT relief,...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the disapplication of the VAT option to tax (see Practice Note: The option to tax land and buildings) for residential and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the VAT zero-rating for developers selling or leasing residential buildings, other than dwellings, that they have...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the zero-rating of VAT for developers selling or leasing dwellings that they have constructed.Why does zero-rating...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the VAT issues that arise in commercial developments. It first considers a straightforward unproblematic scenario, and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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Insolvency of private not-for-profit registered providers of social housingThe social housing sector in England is commonly described as a ‘no...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor James of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 15th Jan
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Why is structuring a mixed use scheme important?Mixed use developments are schemes which comprise one or more buildings used for commercial, retail...
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15th Jan
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Statute limits the amount that may be recovered from tenants of dwellings by way either of service or administration charges. In both cases the...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
When reviewing a lease within a moderately small residential flat scheme which consists of a principal building containing the flats and some communal...
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15th Jan
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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15th Jan
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RentAs a result of the grant of the concurrent lease, the rents reserved under the flat leases are receivable by the management company, as concurrent...
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15th Jan
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Before 27 September 2004, when the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Part 1 came into force, leasehold tenure was the only option that a...
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15th Jan
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Repair and improvementsA tenant will not generally be expected to pay for the landlord to upgrade or improve its property as opposed to repairing it....
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15th Jan
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to SDLT for non-residents buying residential property: As announced at Budget 2018, confirmed at Spring Budget 2020 and...
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12th Jan
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Multiple dwellings relief (MDR) applies to certain transactions that involve an acquisition of at least two dwellings or an acquisition of one...
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12th Jan

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