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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

Most recent Brexit content

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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...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 14th May
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International trade hubWith the government's continued focus on enhancing the UK's position as an independent trading nation, we have published a...
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13th May
Q&As
What volume of Brexit-related legislation is anticipated before IP completion day?This Q&A briefly outlines the key Brexit-related legislation...
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12th May
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Brexit transition hubThe Brexit transition hub provides a quick reference guide to key content on the Brexit transition. It highlights key practical...
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12th May
Precedents
Retained EU law—training materialsThese training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training...
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12th May
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What does IP completion day mean for public law?11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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12th May
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Brexit legislation tracker 2017–19 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK...
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12th May
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Brexit legislation tracker 2019 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary...
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12th May
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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12th May
Q&As
What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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12th May
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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...
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12th May
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On 24 December 2020, the European Commission and UK government announced an agreement in principle on the legal terms of the future UK-EU...
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10th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Roy Martin QC and Denis Edwards of Terra Firma Chambers 10th May
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Retained EU law is a concept introduced by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), as amended, in connection with Brexit, creating a...
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4th May
Practice notes
On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU agreed in principle the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), which was signed by the Presidents of the...
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4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and concepts with reference to the...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 29th Apr
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The EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is neither a country nor a federation like the United States...
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29th Apr
Q&As
Where a contract contains a reference to legislation, the question may arise as to which version of the legislation is meant. The default position is...
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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 27th Apr
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This Q&A considers how Brexit impacts the definition of ‘Art 1.2 undertakings’ in the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI...
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22nd Apr
Q&As
The Council of Bureaux is the organisation acting for the protection of the victims of cross-border road traffic accidents.It achieves this by...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 22nd Apr

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