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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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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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 29th Sep
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This Q&A briefly outlines the key Brexit-related legislation announced by the UK government, highlighting legislation passed, progressing and pending...
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 29th Sep
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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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29th Sep
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As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal Agreement,...
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Produced in partnership with Roy Martin QC and Denis Edwards of Terra Firma Chambers 9th Oct
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16th Oct
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The response of the courts to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been patchy and confused. The position changes from day-to-day as to whether...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 16th Oct
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There are a number of applications that the CPR requires to be made promptly, but much of the commentary below will be relevant to any circumstances...
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Produced in partnership with David Peachey 16th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note collates and summarises notable archived decisions and case...
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16th Oct
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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU...
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