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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
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 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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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 6th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a consolidated list of coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&As from across a number of Practice Areas.Q&AsMarch 2021Q&ASummaryHow can...
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31st Mar
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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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23rd Mar
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The below tracks completed national references to the Court of Justice concerning the interpretation of EU State aid law (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU)...
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22nd Mar
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Under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement, the limitations on the tariffs that a WTO member can apply on the import of goods and its...
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Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 22nd Mar
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22nd Mar
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Damages may be available from an EU Member State if it is found to have breached an individual's right under an EU law provision which has direct...
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19th Mar
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The Council of Bureaux is the organisation acting for the protection of the victims of cross-border road traffic accidents.It achieves this by...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 18th Mar
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This Practice Note summarises the key offences created by Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). It covers offences which apply principally in England and...
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16th Mar
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This Q&A considers how Brexit impacts the definition of ‘Art 1.2 undertakings’ in the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI...
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16th Mar
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the...
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16th Mar
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Background—EU law in the UKPre-exit dayThe European Communities Act 1972 (ECA 1972) was introduced and intended to give effect to the UK's obligations...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 16th Mar

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