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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether this would be an appropriate means of...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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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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27th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a...
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26th Sep
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Interested partiesIn the context of judicial review, an interested party is 'any person (other than the claimant and defendant) who is directly...
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26th Sep
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The EU public procurement case tracker records and summarises the most recent European case law developments relating to public procurement. This...
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26th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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26th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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A contracting authority procuring a public contract above a certain financial threshold must use one of the permitted procurement procedures set out...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was adopted by the Council of Europe in 1950. The ECHR sets out the rights and freedoms which the...
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25th Sep

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The structure of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) is that there is deemed service on the second business day after the completion of the relevant...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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View from the bar on serving claim forms during coronavirus (COVID-19).Chris Bryden, 4 King’s Bench WalkCPR 6 sets out the rules relating to service...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing severe difficulties in the operation of the court estate. As of 27 March 2020, HMCTS confirmed that the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused solely on:•the question asked regarding the use of appropriate safeguards to transfer personal data from...
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28th Sep
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1. Following Brexit, will the UK need specific legislation for UK national database rights if the EU right no longer applies?Rights in databases exist...
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Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 28th Sep
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For information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS) generally, see Practice Note: Coronavirus job retention scheme.The HMRC...
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28th Sep
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Current position:Copyright law in the UK has been harmonised substantially through various EU directives, but is less harmonised than other areas of...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 28th Sep
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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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28th Sep
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Online historical versions for over 2,400 enactments can be accessed on LexisLibrary. These are predominantly acts and a small number of statutory...
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29th Sep
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With the urgent move to home working, and the challenges of keeping in touch with family and friends caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) social...
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29th Sep
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In this Q&A, the regime under Article 44 of Chapter V of the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 once incorporated...
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29th Sep
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What is prorogation of Parliament?Prorogation is an act which marks the end of a parliamentary session without the dissolution of Parliament. It...
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29th Sep
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
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29th Sep
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Brexit news and analysis in Lexis®PSLYou can receive Brexit news updates and analysis by signing up for alerts within Lexis®PSL. Brexit related news...
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29th Sep
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This Q&A relates to a new product safety marking for manufacturers to demonstrate that their goods comply with applicable regulations for the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson of Institute of Economic Affairs 29th Sep
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The UK’s position under the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA), a plurilateral agreement providing access to...
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Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 29th Sep
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
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29th Sep
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What is a DPS?A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) allows a contracting authority to purchase goods, services and works for which they have a regular...
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