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

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 20 2012

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

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

Restrictive covenants: can a local authority enforce a covenant preventing development for which it has granted planning permission?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 25 2008

A transfer of land in 2000 between Easington District Council and a private individual contained a covenant not to use the property other than as a coach depot and associated bungalow for residential use

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

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

Planning by numbers

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 20 2014

Onerous section 106 requirements can tip schemes into unviability, but new rules could see the sums adding up for more development projects

Wake up and smell the realpolitik

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2008

In a case which will put an end to much uncertainty, a recent Court of Appeal decision makes clear the dividing line between predisposition and predetermination in cases where councillors might be expected to have strong political views

The importance of considering the correct route of challenge

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 21 2009

The Courts have made clear the importance of claimants selecting the correct route of challenge to the decision of a public authority

Capital allowances and fixtures: is change good?

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2011

On 31 May 2011 HMRC published a consultation document proposing changes to the capital allowances regime in relation to fixtures

Supreme Court hands down judgment in Manchester City Council v Pinnock: local authorities and social landlords take note

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 8 2010

In Manchester City Council v Pinnock, the Supreme Court held that Mr Pinnock was entitled to raise as a defence, Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (Convention) arguments of proportionality