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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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The below tracks completed General Court appeal cases involving State aid (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU) since 1 June 2015.For ongoing General Court...
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10th May
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The below tracks live Court of Justice appeal cases involving State aid (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU) and other actions for the recovery of aid. For...
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10th May
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The below tracks live General Court appeal cases involving State aid (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU). For completed cases, see General Court State aid...
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10th May
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The Brexit transition hub provides a quick reference guide to key content on the Brexit transition. It highlights key practical guidance and materials...
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10th May
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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10th May
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This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various...
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10th May
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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10th 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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Below lists European Commission decisions involving State aid and completed State aid sector inquiries since 1 June 2015 (note–recent decisions are...
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10th May
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The table below lists national references to the Court of Justice concerning the interpretation of EU State aid law (relating to Articles 107 to 109...
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10th May
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Below tracks recent European Commission decisions involving State aid, ongoing in-depth investigations and ongoing State aid sector inquiries. Closed...
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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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7th May
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This new starter guide provides an introduction to Public Law. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to Public Law as a practice...
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7th May
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On 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 March 2017,...
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6th May
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The below tracks completed Court of Justice appeal cases involving State aid (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU) and other actions for the recovery of aid...
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6th May
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With the government's continued focus on enhancing the UK's position as an independent trading nation, we have published a range of analysis...
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6th 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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5th 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
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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

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