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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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Is there an implied right of re-entry?There is no implied right to re-enter commercial premises to carry out repairs in circumstances where the tenant...
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22nd 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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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 Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 16th 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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England, has produced...
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16th Jan
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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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16th Jan
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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 Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 16th Jan
Practice notes
The level of rent which a tenant must pay is determined by the tenancy agreement between the landlord and the tenant and which governs the legal...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 16th Jan
Practice notes
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 16th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance which may be impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. For further...
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15th Jan
Q&As
The basis of any dutyWhere a local authority is required to give its consent to an assignment (as is usually the case), the authority may be...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
In this Q&A, capacity is taken as meaning that under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005). It is also assumed that the person lacking capacity is...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Law Centre 8th Jan
Q&As
Secure tenanciesSection 79 of the Housing Act 1985 (HA 1985) defines when a tenancy will be a secure tenancy. HA 1985, s 79(1) provides:‘A tenancy...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Arden Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
An introductory tenancy is a probationary council tenancy lasting for a one-year trial period. Upon expiry of the trial period the tenancy becomes...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 8th Jan
Q&As
The term ‘council housing estate’There is no statute which defines the term ‘council housing estate’ or ‘council estate’. This may be due to the fact...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
Secure tenancies are regulated principally by the Housing Act 1985 (HA 1985).HA 1985, s 83 requires a landlord, prior to issuing possession...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan

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