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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
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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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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
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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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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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Coronavirus (Covid-19)—What happens in situations where an application needs to be heard before a certain date? Would the court be willing to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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How do you challenge or appeal a decision to take a hearing out of a list against the wishes of the parties?Court’s case management powersThe court's...
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19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—what are the arrangements for contacting courts which are now ‘temporarily suspended’ but which were dealing with ongoing...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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What steps can I take if I am unable to serve a claim form in time due to coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting the postal service?View from the bar on...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 18th May
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Does deemed service apply to service out of jurisdiction when seeking to serve the claim form in an EU Member State. If so, if serving on a Friday,...
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18th May
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When can a public authority apply for a grant under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme?For information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) job...
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18th May
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What is the concept of origin in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and the EU?The concept of ‘origin’The concept of ‘origin’ in the...
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 18th May
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What does Brexit mean for UK students in courses that require periods of study in another EU country?Until formal notice is given under Article 50 of...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke 18th May
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Is the use of ‘and/or’ considered best drafting practice in commercial agreements? How do the courts interpret the use of this phrase?Where parties...
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18th May
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Do you have any guidance on whether Brexit is considered a force majeure event?We refer you to the following which may be of assistance:•Q&A: Is...
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18th May
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What are the implications for trading in goods with the EU27 if the UK trades on World Trade Organization rules in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome in...
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18th May
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Are there Brexit model clauses that a business should consider incorporating in its service agreement where the business is selling goods and services...
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18th May
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What considerations are raised when a supplier, who has successfully won a contract subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, SI 2015/102,...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 18th May
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Can you limit the number of bids a tenderer can submit for a procurement exercise under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and can you prevent...
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18th May
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What guidance is available for contracting authorities on exclusion of bidders in public procurement?Eligibility and selection in public...
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18th May
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Do you have guidance on the general implications for UK trade in services with the EU27 if the UK trades with the EU on World Trade Organization rules...
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18th May
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In the context of an English law agreement what is a ‘preferred supplier’? Might there be any regulatory issues to consider in connection with the...
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18th May

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