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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

Sexual orientation discrimination and religious convictions - recent cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2012

The County Court recently delivered a much publicised judgment in the case of a homosexual couple who were refused a room with a double bed at a bed & breakfast in Berkshire (Black and Morgan v Wilkinson, 18 October 2012, Reading County Court, Unreported

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

White v South Derbyshire District Council 2012 All ER (D) 91 (Nov)

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2012

The appellants in this case owned land that was being used by them as a caravan site within the ambit and application of the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960

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

Flaw in negative screening opinion

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2011

In Bateman v South Cambridgeshire District Council, it was held that a flaw in a local planning authority’s consideration of an EIA application invalidated a grant of planning permission

Harvey v Plymouth City Council 29.7.10

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2010

Occupier not liable for serious injuries following fall over a tripping hazard at night; there was no implied consent to the Claimant's activities at the time

Implementing compulsory purchase orders for town centre regeneration after the crunch

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2010

Many local authorities and their developer partners promoted compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) before the economic downturn

Portobello Park Action Group Association v The City of Edinburgh Council, 12 September 2012

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2012

In the Outer House Lady Dorrian had dismissed a petition for Judicial Review by the Portobello Park Action Group Association