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The supremacy of EU lawIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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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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Indirect effect of EU lawWhat is indirect effect of EU law?The doctrine of indirect effect, or consistent interpretation, is a duty that national...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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Parliamentary supremacy—implied repealIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 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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Parliamentary privilege and the Bill of Rights 1688Arguably the most significant of these ‘statutory’ aspects of parliamentary privilege is freedom of...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 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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Key documents in a PFI/PF2 projectThis Practice Note sets out an introduction to some of the most common agreements and documents within a PFI/PF2...
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15th Sep
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Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentPolicy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published...
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13th Sep
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—onshore wind farm and ground mounted solar projects—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice...
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9th Sep
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—waste to energy projects (merchant)—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice Note provides a...
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9th Sep
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Planning policy in EnglandWhy is planning policy important?Planning policy:•determines the type and location of development in an area•helps to...
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6th Sep
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Infrastructure and energy projects trackerThis Practice Note tracks recent developments relating to certain high-profile UK infrastructure and energy...
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25th Aug
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Transport project procurement—planning law considerationsThe procurement of major transport projects will require the procuring authority to address a...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Hanslip Ward of Dentons UKMEA LLP 12th Aug
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Transport project procurement—key considerationsThe UK transport sector covers a wide range of transport modes and related infrastructure including...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Hanslip Ward of Dentons UKMEA LLP 12th Aug
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Transport project procurement—procurement law considerationsIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Hanslip Ward of Dentons UKMEA LLP 12th Aug
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Transport projects—risk managementRisk management for a transport project is the process of identifying, scrutinizing and taking steps to counter and...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Hanslip Ward of Dentons UKMEA LLP 12th Aug
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What steps/issues should a contracting authority consider when engaging a consultant to help develop a public contract specification?Research for this...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Aug
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Infrastructure projects—procurementInfrastructure procurement is the method by which the delivery of a facility is organised. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 12th Aug
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Infrastructure projects—project structureThe global demand for public infrastructure, from roads and schools to energy projects, has lead to new and...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 12th Aug
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Project lawyers’ completion documents list—onshore wind farm and ground-mounted solar projects—templatePROJECT DETAILSPROJECT NAME: [insert name of...
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11th Aug
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PFI/PPP terms (Glossary)AbandonDescribes a situation where the contractor stops carrying out the works for a prolonged and consecutive period of days...
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11th Aug
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Equivalent project relief in PFI/PF2This Practice Note examines equivalent project relief (EPR) in PFI and PF2 projects. It considers the purpose of...
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11th Aug
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Construction projects in the defence sectorThis Practice Note looks at construction and engineering projects in the defence sector. It provides...
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Produced in partnership with Silver Shemmings LLP 11th Aug
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PFI/PF2—the Construction Sub-contractThis Practice Note examines the Construction Sub-contract between Project Co and the Construction Sub-contractor...
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11th Aug
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Rail infrastructure contractsThe UK rail network is the oldest in the world with over 1.7 billion people currently using the railways as a means of...
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Produced in partnership with Clyde & Co 11th Aug
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Change protocols in PFI/PF2IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law as...
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