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Howes Percival LLP

Planning approval for holiday homes a break from permission?

United Kingdom - December 3 2012 In Suffolk and Norfolk alone, it is estimated that over £4.65 billion each year is generated for the local economy by tourism

The implications of a Court of Appeal decision for those affected by noise nuisance

United Kingdom - March 20 2012 Every person is entitled, as against his neighbour, to the comfortable enjoyment of their premises, free from nuisance

Ignorance is not bliss: the law says you do know what you don't know!

United Kingdom - April 30 2012 When negotiating contracts, business people should be aware of the recent decision in the High Court in the case of Spencer v Secretary of State for Defence 2012

Rights of way over private roads when permission becomes prescriptive

United Kingdom - January 30 2012 Are you a landowner?

Q: when is a fall back not a fall back? A: almost never!

United Kingdom - February 25 2013 A High Court challenge to the grant of planning permission for a new out-of-town retail development has offered some judicial explanation of when a

Employment law update

United Kingdom - April 16 2013 Summer is coming - time for eating ice-cream and sunbathing. Alright, perhaps not if last summer was anything to go by. So is there anything to look

Manorial rights

United Kingdom - April 16 2013 A change in the law taking effect on 13 October this year could result in landowners and lords of the manor losing valuable rights. Manorial rights

Protecting listed buildings not just another material consideration

United Kingdom - April 15 2013 The quashing of an Inspector's decision to grant planning permission for a wind farm development has highlighted the special status given by the law

Top 5 family law myths exploded!

United Kingdom - April 11 2013 When it comes to sorting out the financial arrangements between you following a divorce it does not matter whose decision it was to bring an end to

Spring 2013 law changes five things employers need to know

United Kingdom - April 3 2013 "The coming months herald significant reforms to employment legislation including the introduction of new John Lewis-style employee shareholder