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Planning - the new Planning Court, revised planning guidance, restated green belt policy, and what constitutes a screening opinion

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

As mentioned in our alert of NovemberDecember 2013, a new and specialist Planning Court is being created. It will open for business on 6 April 2014

Section 30(1)(C) LTA 1954 - a rare case involving the refusal of a landlord to grant a renewal lease because the relationship between the parties had irretrievably broken down

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

A history of litigation, usually instigated by the tenants, against the landlord over 16 years counted as a reason "connected to the user or

Tenancy at will - the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that a tenant, which remained in occupation of commercial premises after its contracted out lease had expired, did so on the basis of an implied annual periodic tenancy

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

The negotiations between the landlord and tenant for a replacement lease were without any urgency or impetus. However, because those negotiations were

Easements - can a right to emit sound waves across another person's land constitute an easement, and can it be acquired by prescription? The Supreme Court has decided "yes" in relation to both issues

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

Strange as it may seem, the emission of noise - even intermittently and at differing volumes - can be acquired as a property right

Injunctive relief - where a property owner's enjoyment of his land is interfered with, should a court grant an injunction to prevent the continuation of that interference, or may it award damages in lieu?

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

Where a property owner's rights are being interfered with, the starting point has historically been that a court should award an injunction to prevent

No duty of care to passers-by

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2014

For a duty of care to be established in a personal injury claim, foreseeability of harm on its own is not enough: proximity between the parties is

Game station: fair play?

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

The Court of Appeal has decided that rent accruing during a period of administration should be treated as an expense of the administration

Land Registry - a bank's failure to describe precisely, in a unilateral notice registered on a borrower's title, the interest it was seeking to protect did not jeopardise the protection afforded to the bank

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

If a third party wishes to protect an interest it has in another party's property, the title to which is registered at the Land Registry, there are

Re Game Station - the Court of Appeal has overturned the law on administrators paying rent

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

The Court of Appeal has overturned the existing understanding of the law in relation to the liability of a tenant company's administrators to pay rent

Easements - a building plot was sold for residential development. No right to lay pipes and cables etc through the seller's retained land was expressly granted, and the transfer expressly excluded any implied rights. On the face of it, therefore, the deve

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

When selling or buying part of an existing parcel of land - or granting or taking a lease of part - great care should be taken to ensure that all