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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Residential tenancies and the Immigration Act—'Right to Rent'Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance which may be impacted by the...
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9th Sep
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Regulation of Social HousingCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Peacock of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square 19th Aug
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Secure tenanciesSecure tenancySecure tenancies are the most common form of tenancies provided by local authorities. A secure tenancy exists when:•the...
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15th Aug
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What is a family intervention tenancy?Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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15th Aug
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In what circumstances can the local authority grant an assured shorthold tenancy?We refer you to the Housing Act 1988 (HA 1988) which provides the...
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15th Aug
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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 Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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What is the relevant legislation that governs rent charges and increases in rent where a tenancy is not secure and the landlord is a county...
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15th Aug
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How are rents under the Rent Act 1977 tenancies provided by private registered providers regulated?Rent Act 1977 tenancies granted by private...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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How are rents under assured tenancies and assured shorthold tenancies provided by private registered providers regulated?The Welfare Reform and Work...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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Is there a statute, case law or any other authority that provides the definition for a ‘council housing estate’?The term ‘council housing estate’There...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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If a secure tenant of a local housing authority becomes bankrupt, does their tenancy form part of the bankruptcy estate? Does the position alter if...
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15th Aug
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Tenancies that are not secureCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health...
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15th Aug
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What duties does a local authority have to investigate when it receives a request to assign secure tenancy from an individual going into residential...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 15th Aug
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Rent setting and regulationThe level of rent which a tenant must pay is determined by the tenancy agreement between the landlord and the tenant and...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Gatehouse Chambers 15th 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 15th Aug
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Main differences—secure, introductory and flexible tenanciesCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice...
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15th Aug
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The tenancy conditionCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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Produced in partnership with Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 15th Aug
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Rights of secure tenantsCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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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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