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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Background to judicial review in ScotlandJudicial review represents the means by which the courts control the exercise of governmental power. Judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 12th Jan
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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...
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9th Nov
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It is not possible to successfully argue that an Act of Parliament is invalid because of flaws, or even fraud, in the legislative process.Early...
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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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This Practice Note provides background reading on the key forms and principles of EU law and legislation, examining the impact of Brexit on EU-derived...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner of Head of Legal 12th Feb
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The EFTA Court has jurisdiction in relation to EFTA states which are parties to the European Economic Area agreement. At present, these states are...
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10th Feb
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This Practice Note provides a brief description of the Court of Justice of the European Union and provides a list of links for further information....
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10th Feb
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Published on 18 December 2017, this year’s Brexit round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the...
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8th Feb
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ARCHIVED: The UK's departure from the EU means that it is no longer possible for the UK court’s to make a reference to the Court of Justice....
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4th Feb
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The concept of ‘origin’The concept of ‘origin’ in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) refers to the origin of goods for the purpose of...
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 3rd Feb
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The Council of the European Union is comprised of ministers from each Member State. It is presided over by each Member State for a period of six...
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3rd Feb
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The European Commission comprises 27 Commissioners, one from each Member State, including the President, Vice-Presidents and the High Representative...
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3rd Feb
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This Q&A briefly outlines the key Brexit-related legislation announced by the UK government, highlighting legislation passed, progressing and pending...
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2nd Feb
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The European Council is comprised by the heads of state or government of the Member States of the EU, the European Council President and the President...
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1st Feb
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You can access the official directory of the EU online via the following link: EU Whoiswho. This directory allows you to search by person, entity or...
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1st Feb
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Chile; China; Colombia; Eurasia; European Union; India; Japan;...
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27th Jan
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The Northern Ireland Protocol (the Protocol) is contained in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
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22nd Jan
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This answer refers to the provisions for implementation of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), and associated agreements, under Part 3 of...
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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Louise Laing of Brodies LLP, FieldfisherCounsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 20th Jan
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Sections 2 to 7 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), as amended by the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (EU(WA)A...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Bimmler of No 5 Chambers 18th Jan
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The European Parliament is one of the EU institutions, which exercises legislative powers. Its responsibilities include:•debating and passing laws...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note has been archived and is not updated.From Tuesday 1 October 2013, CPR 68 is being replaced in its entirety. The rationale for this...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note has been archived and is not updatedWhat is a reference to the European Court?The Court of Justice of the European Communities...
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18th Jan
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What are directly applicable EU laws?During the UK’s membership of the EU, EU legislation did not form part of the UK legal system in the same way as...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 15th Jan

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