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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Pension Schemes Act 2015The Pension Schemes Act 2015 (PSA 2015) covers three main areas:•the new ‘defined ambition’ pensions•the provision of the...
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9th Apr
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TUPE and pensionsWhere there is a transfer of a public service from central government to a private sector contractor, special protections will...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 9th Apr
Practice notes
This document links to a guide to some aspects of the law around decision-making for police ill-health retirements and the police injury pension...
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9th Apr
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Special provisions normally apply to ensure a minimum level of pension protection for employees whose employment compulsorily transfers from central...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Carney of Shoosmiths 9th Apr
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: There are plans to replace the existing judicial pension schemes with a reformed judicial pension scheme from 1 April 2022,...
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8th Apr
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: In order to implement the McCloud remedy referred to below in Transitional membership of pre-2015 TPS until 31 March 2022,...
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8th Apr
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: In order to implement the McCloud remedy referred to in Practice Note: The Post-2015 Teachers’ Pension Scheme—Transitional...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 8th Apr
Practice notes
FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: There are plans to replace the existing judicial pension schemes with a reformed judicial pension scheme from 1 April 2022,...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 7th Apr
Practice notes
FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: There are plans to replace the existing judicial pension schemes with a reformed judicial pension scheme from 1 April 2022,...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 7th Apr
Practice notes
FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: In order to implement the McCloud remedy referred to in Practice Note: The post-2015 civil service pension...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Hayles of Burges Salmon LLP 7th Apr
Practice notes
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The Coronavirus Act 2020 suspends provisions of the NHS Pension Scheme that would otherwise have an adverse effect on...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Carney of Shoosmiths and Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 7th Apr
Practice notes
FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: In order to implement the McCloud remedy referred to below in Transitional membership of PCSPS until 31 March 2022, the...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Hayles of Burges Salmon LLP 7th Apr
Practice notes
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The Coronavirus Act 2020 suspends provisions of the NHS Pension Scheme that would otherwise have an adverse effect on...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Carney of Shoosmiths 7th Apr
Practice notes
Following two periods of consultation (the first in 2015 and the second in 2016), the government decided to:•cap the value of public sector exit...
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7th Apr
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The Pensions Regulator is the statutory body that regulates occupational pension schemes with a view to (among other things) protecting members'...
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Produced in partnership with David Gallagher of Fieldfisher 17th Mar
Practice notes
Outsourcing occurs when an organisation enters into an agreement with a third party, by which that third party assumes responsibility for providing...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Hayles and Amy Davies of Burges Salmon LLP 25th Feb
Precedents
1Interpretation1.1The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this Schedule:Broadly Comparable Pension Scheme•a pension scheme...
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Produced in partnership with Ginevra Gatrell of Gunnercooke LLP 23rd Feb
Q&As
Scope of preservation requirementsThe preservation requirements apply to occupational pension schemes that are funded at least in part by payments...
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7th Dec

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