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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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19th May
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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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Costs for judicial review—general principlesGeneral rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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19th May
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Judicial review—what it is and when it can be used—Scotland [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. For...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Morgan of Harper Macleod LLP 19th May
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Judicial review—what it is and when it can be usedWhat is judicial review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips 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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Carl Gardner 19th May

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Implementing and achieving effective governance in the public sectorWhat does effective governance mean in the public sector?Governance within the...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Larsen of The Behavioural Insights Team 5th Jun
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Memorandum to board accompanying anti-bribery policySummaryThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. BA 2010 applies to any...
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5th Jun
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The Bribery Act 2010—an introductory guideThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 5th Jun
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Facilitation payments under the Bribery Act 2010Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as...
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5th Jun
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Failing to prevent briberyCorporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010This offence can only be committed by relevant...
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5th Jun
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 5th Jun
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The following questions and issues should be at the forefront of a lawyer’s mind when advising in relation to an internal investigation...
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8th Jan
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1 Anti-bribery—short form—pro-customer Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010[ and associated guidance published...
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26th Sep
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Required document or action Yes/No Comment/action required Do you have a public, clear and forthright code of ethics and/or...
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26th Sep
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Businesses and their employees must be alert to indicators of corruption. The following checklist identifies indicators of corruption...
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25th Sep
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• Has your company got a clear and forthright code of ethics which explicitly refers to a zero tolerance of bribery and corruption? This...
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25th Sep
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• Any agent or representative of a business should be subject to due diligence • The company will have to make their own inquiries...
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25th Sep
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