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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 primarily addresses the UK data protection laws where a processor will process personal data on behalf of a controller in a...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note explores issues and best practice relating to the sharing of personal data between controllers (including joint controllers and...
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21st Jan
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This Practice Note primarily addresses the UK data protection laws.On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the...
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Produced in partnership with Marina Paul 21st Jan
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
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20th Jan
Q&As
Background to the standard contractual clausesThere was a general prohibition in Directive 95/46/EC (the Data Protection Directive), on controllers...
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20th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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19th Jan
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What is open data?In broad terms, ‘open data’ is data that is made publicly available in open, machine-readable format on licence terms that allow...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Parris of Fieldfisher and Paul Barton of Fieldfisher 18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the implications of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) being within the...
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17th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines guidance for private practitioners making requests, public authorities receiving requests, disclosures of information, and...
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15th Jan
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When responding to a request for information, the first step should be to determine whether the information requested is environmental information,...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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Understanding what environmental information includes is fundamental to environmental regulation because it will determine whether a request for...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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Updated in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson HarwoodWhere requests under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI...
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15th Jan
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The Environmental Information Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3391 (EIR 2004) give rights of public access to environmental information held by public...
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15th Jan
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A requestor, or more appropriately a complainant, may complain about the way a request for environmental information has been handled if they consider...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI 2004/3391 poses a risk to businesses through exposure of sensitive commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan

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