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What is Judicial Review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Nov
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This Practice Note outlines the possible arrangements for trading with the EU Member States, with reference to key models for existing trading...
Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 29th Nov
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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the...
29th Nov
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The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was adopted by the Council of Europe in 1950. The ECHR sets out the rights and freedoms which the...
Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 29th Nov
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The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (TCEA 2007) established the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and the Upper Tribunal (UT). The current Tribunal...
Produced in partnership with Amy Tschobotko of Bevan Brittan LLP 29th Nov
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Background—EU law in the UKPre-exit dayThe European Communities Act 1972 (ECA 1972) was introduced and intended to give effect to the UK's obligations...
Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 29th Nov
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 29th Nov
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Convention rightsThe Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) came into force in October 2000 and gives effect to the rights contained in the European...
29th Nov
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Devolution is the process of pushing down decision-making to lower levels within the nation-state. Domestically, it refers to the process of giving...
Produced in partnership with Andrew Mylne, Head of Non-Government Bills Unit, Scottish Parliament 29th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
29th Nov
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The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) imposes a duty on all public authorities in the UK to act in a manner that is compatible with rights under the...
Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers 29th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP and Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP 29th Nov
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FORTHCOMING CHANGES relating to insolvency and tax: Finance Act 2020 introduces provisions where:•HMRC becomes a secondary preferential unsecured...
Produced in partnership with John Baldry of Temple Tax Chambers 29th Nov
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This Practice Note covers: •what arrangements under Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), s 110 (a s 110 arrangement) is (see: What is a s 110...
Produced in partnership with Phillip Taylor of Sidley Austin LLP and Chris Laughton of Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants 29th Nov
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 28th Nov
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The Decommissioning Relief Deed (DRD) is a contract between the UK government and a 'Qualifying Company' which operates in the oil and gas exploration...
Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 28th Nov
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What is landfill disposals tax?Landfill disposals tax is an environmental tax administrated by the Welsh Revenue Authority.Since 1 April 2018,...
Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 28th Nov
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What is Scottish landfill tax?Scottish landfill tax (SLfT) is an environmental tax administrated by Revenue Scotland with support from the Scottish...
Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 28th Nov
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 28th Nov

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