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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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Homelessness in Wales—interim dutiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with Public...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 22nd Sep
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Intentional homelessnessCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with Public Health England,...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—local connectionCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with Public Health...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Rowlands of Cornerstone Barristers 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—planning services, strategies and reviewsHomelessness—legislation and guidanceThe primary legislation covering the duties imposed on a...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—interim dutiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with Public Health...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—the review and appeal proceduresCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Rowlands of Cornerstone Barristers 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—eligibilityCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in collaboration with Public Health England,...
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Produced in partnership with Iris Ferber of 42 Bedford Row 22nd Sep
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Homelessness—priority need for accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): On 29 June 2020, MHCLG (now the DLUHC) issued an update to the statutory...
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Produced in partnership with Lucie Bryan of Walker Morris and Elizabeth England, Barrister 22nd Sep
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Will an individual be considered homeless when their current accommodation is in a state of disrepair and uninhabitable, where the landlord is...
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27th Aug
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Homelessness—vulnerable groupsThis Practice Note explores the special provisions which apply to groups who are particularly vulnerable to homelessness...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England of Five Paper 17th Aug
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Homelessness—assisting the homeless post-3 April 2018Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 16th Aug
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When assessing suitability of accommodation pursuant to the discharge of its housing duty under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996, which provisions under...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Lambeth Law Centre 15th Aug
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If a housing applicant is landlord of a property that is occupied by a tenant, could they still be considered homeless within the meaning of section...
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15th Aug
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Homelessness and threatened with homelessness in WalesCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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What are the differences between the English and Welsh review and appeals procedures which apply once a local housing authority has reached a decision...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Lambeth Law Centre 15th Aug
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What are the procedures for reviewing a decision made by a local housing authority under section 198(5) of the Housing Act 1996 and the Homelessness...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 15th Aug
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Homelessness—the meaning of the terms ‘homelessness’ and ‘threatened homelessness’Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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Homelessness—suitability of accommodationThis Practice Note sets out guidance upon the standards applicable to accommodation offered by a local...
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Produced in partnership with Catherine Rowlands of Cornerstone Barristers 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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If a person lacks litigation capacity and is homeless, can their deputy or someone with a registered LPA make a homelessness application for them?The...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Law Centre 15th Aug

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