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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
20th Apr
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AdvertisingIn relation to the sale of perishable goods to the end consumer, see Practice Notes:•Food advertising: this Practice Note considers the law...
16th Apr
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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...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 15th Apr
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Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human...
Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 15th Apr
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What is NNDR?National non-domestic rates (NNDR) is tax on non-domestic property charged at national rates yet administered locally to ensure that...
14th Apr
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This Q&A relates to the procedure of commencing action to recover council tax in England.Pursuant to the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement)...
14th Apr
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The legal department of a local authority (LA) primarily provides legal services to that LA. There are numerous aspects of LA work that require legal...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 14th Apr
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A memorandum of understanding is a statement of intent between two or more public bodies to work together which outlines broad objectives and...
Produced in partnership with Tim Spencer-Lane 14th Apr
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The legislative power which allows local authorities to charge for their services is contained within section 1 of the Local Authorities (Goods and...
14th Apr
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The simple answer to this question is—no, provided that the security barrier is safe for pedestrian access.A security barrier is typically a gate,...
Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 12th Apr
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BackgroundSafeguarded wharves are wharves located in the London boroughs that are protected through formal safeguarding directions and planning policy...
9th Apr
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Enforcement noticesAppealing against an enforcement noticeAny person who has an interest in the land to which an enforcement notice relates, or who is...
9th Apr
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Compulsory purchaseIn the circumstance of compulsory purchase, a local authority has the power to obtain information relating to the interest in the...
9th Apr
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Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency proceedings, most commonly where a company enters members’ voluntary liquidation (MVL) (see...
Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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Part 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) makes provision for a house in multiple occupation (HMO) to require a licence.HA 2004, s 61 imposes the legal...
8th Apr

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