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The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2011

The Court of Appeal has held that the service of a breach of planning condition notice is a "purely public" act, so the correct way of challenging such a notice is by way of judicial review proceedings

Possession orders: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council v Hensley

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2007

In this Court of Appeal case, the local authority had issued a possession order against a tenant who had been convicted of being knowingly concerned in the cultivation of cannabis

(Un)lawful commencement of development

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2011

Planning permissions must be implemented within strict time limits unless expressly agreed otherwise with the Planning Authority

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Planning permission granted during a local election ‘purdah period’ is upheld by the Court of Appeal

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 15 2008

A recent, unusual planning case involving Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has raised some interesting issues about decision making in local government around the time of local elections

Development or not development?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 26 2012

On 27 July 2012, the High Court handed down its judgment in R (Valley Action Group Ltd) v Bath and North East Somerset Council and another (2012) regarding whether a local authority was wrong when considering what constituted “development” under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and if the application did constitute development, whether it required an environmental impact assessment

Public disclosure of confidential information provided to public authorities

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2014

A recent ruling of the First-Tier Tribunal highlights the risk that information provided to public authorities may be made public. The case of London

French law - no trust means no benefits

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2010

A recent case illustrates the sort of unanticipated problem that can arise as a result of owning property abroad

Secure tenant required to give up possession of flat

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 23 2010

Wilson v London Borough of Harrow is a decision of the High Court concerning the right of a tenant to remain in council property which she had occupied for some 17 years

Developer wins a Town or Village Green case

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2011

In the recent history of judicial decisions on Town or Village Green (TVG) matters, this is something of a rarity