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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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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett 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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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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The rights preserved under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as set out in the Human Rights Act 1998 Sch 1, can be broadly divided into...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court 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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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 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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In briefA great deal of the business of Parliament is carried out by committees of MPs or peers working on a specific subject or task. Public bill...
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9th Nov
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Essential to Parliament’s legislative supremacy is the principle that Parliament is not bound by its predecessors, and cannot bind its successors. It...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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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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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 12th Jan
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Source of the doctrine of the separation of powersThe origins of the doctrine are often traced to John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government (1689),...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 12th Jan
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An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because,...
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9th Nov

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Understanding and improving gender and other pay gapsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended...
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15th May
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Gender pay gap reportingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended for the reporting year...
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15th May
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Equality Act 2010—discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilitiesThis Practice Note summarises the law and provides practical...
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Produced in partnership with Annabel Mackay of Baker McKenzie 15th May
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Good practice considerations in legislation draftingThe 21st century has produced giants of primary legislation such as the Companies Act 2006 with...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Gorlov of Winckworth Sherwood 11th May
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Statutory frameworkThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent non-departmental public body established under the Equality Act...
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10th May
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) is made up of a ‘general equality duty’,...
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Produced in partnership with Bruce Caldow of Harper Macleod LLP 21st Apr
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Starting point―impact of European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018The starting point for this question is the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) comprises:•a general equality duty—the...
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13th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (sections 149–159) (EqA 2010) is made up of a...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Barrett of Cloisters 13th Apr
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All public authorities, when exercising any of their functions, are subject to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). The PSED is set out in section...
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Produced in partnership with Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 29th Mar
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Duty to make reasonable adjustmentsThe duty to make reasonable adjustments (referred to below simply as 'the duty') comprises three requirements,...
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29th Nov
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Public sector equality dutySection 149 of the Equality Act (EqA 2010) (EqA 2010, s 149) sets out a general public sector equality duty (PSED), which...
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29th Nov

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