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The pre-action protocols and when they applyThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
22nd Jul
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Starting an appeal—general provisionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
22nd Jul
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Flooding—flood risk and developmentIntroduction to flood riskThe UK has a legacy of development within areas at risk of flooding from river, surface...
Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd and Burges Salmon 22nd Jul
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Non-compliance with pre-action provisionsThis Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction...
22nd Jul
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Planning case tracker—2021The Planning case tracker is a list of key judgments from 2021 considered relevant to planning lawyers, with cases listed in...
22nd Jul
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Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)Introduction to SuDSIn a natural setting, rainfall will be intercepted by vegetation or infiltrated into the...
Produced in partnership with Dr Paul Ellis of GeoSmart Information Ltd 21st Jul
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Brexit timelineOn 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29...
20th Jul
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Fire safety developments following the Grenfell Tower fireThis Practice Note sets out key developments in relation to fire safety following the...
16th Jul
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WTO—an introductory guideWhat is the World Trade Organization (WTO)?The WTO administers the WTO trade agreements which govern trade between states. It...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 16th Jul
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R&I spotlight on planning lawThe main legislation controlling the planning system in England and Wales is the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA...
Produced in partnership with Tim Stansfeld of CMS and Martin Evans of CMS 15th Jul
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Brexit—impact on environmental lawAs a result of the 23 June 2016 UK referendum on membership of the EU, which voted with a 52% majority voting in...
15th Jul
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Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)—exemptions and relief for charitiesFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to...
9th Jul
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Affordable housingAffordable housing is housing provided to those who are struggling with their housing costs and whose housing needs are not met by...
8th Jul
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Energy from waste—consentsBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation...
7th Jul
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Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the...
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 7th Jul
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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...
Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 7th Jul
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Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)—who administers CIL, when does CIL arise, and when and by whom must CIL be paidCoronavirus (COVID-19): This...
7th Jul
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Starter homes policy and the Housing and Planning Act 2016 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background...
7th Jul
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National Policy StatementsNational Policy Statements (NPSs) are statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). They...
7th Jul
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Responding to an appellant's notice—the written statement and respondent's noticeCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set...
30th Jun

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