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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
Practice notes
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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In answering this Q&A, research has been limited to cover the position under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). It has been assumed that this...
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13th Feb
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In the context of data protection, the term 'data subject' is used frequently. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), 'data...
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13th Feb
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Eight principles for handling personal information form the core of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and any person or organisation that...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 13th Feb
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This question has been discussed in the case of Google Spain v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (Google Spain) and also in guidelines...
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13th Feb
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This Q&A relates to the exemption set out in Article 9(2)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), which is...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 13th Feb
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We have limited this Q&A to cover the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). We have not commented on the forthcoming General Data Protection...
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13th Feb
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In answering this Q&A we have limited our research to cover the position under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) (not the General Data...
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13th Feb
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This Q&A touches on many aspects of the data protection regime. For a background to the regime under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), see:...
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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley of DWF LLP 13th Feb
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ImplementationThe General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, (the GDPR) came into force on 24 May 2016, but due to a two-year...
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13th Feb
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In answering this Q&A, we have limited our research to cover data protection, defamation, restrictive agreements in competition law and the Employment...
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13th Feb
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Such a situation can arise, for example, in fulfilment, where supplies are made to a customer (the data subject if an individual) by the supplier on...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 13th Feb
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This Q&A considers the emerging market position on liabilities (including caps and indemnities) in respect of a processor’s and controller’s...
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13th Feb
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We have assumed for the purposes of this Q&A that there are no transfers of the personal data outside of the UK (and no other international element)...
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13th Feb
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Any analysis of compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) is likely to involve a consideration of whether the relevant data subjects...
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13th Feb
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For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), a 'data controller' is defined as: 'a person who (either alone or jointly or in common...
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13th Feb
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The provisions of both the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulation 2003 (PECR 2003), SI 2003/2426 and the General Data...
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13th Feb

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