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What is Wednesbury unreasonableness?Public authorities generallyPublic authorities are constrained in their actions as they are required to act in...
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19th May
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Convention rights—structure of qualified rightsThe rights preserved under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as set out in the Human...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 19th May
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Parliamentary committeesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Judicial review time limits—extensions and urgent casesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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What is fettering of discretion in judicial review? When is it an actionable ground of challenge and what must be established for a challenge to...
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Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 19th May
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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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19th May
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Judicial review—what it is and when it can be used—Scotland [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 19th May
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Introduction to concession contracts procurementBrexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Calder of DAC Beachcroft 19th May
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Judicial review—what it is and when it can be usedWhat is judicial review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 19th 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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19th May
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Secondary or delegated legislationLegislationThe English legal system is based upon two primary sources of law:•legislation, and•case law, or common...
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19th May
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Parliamentary supremacy the enrolled bill ruleIt is not possible to successfully argue that an Act of Parliament is invalid because of flaws, or even...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Sources of constitutional lawIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 19th May

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