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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

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

Possession order upheld against Occupy London protestors

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2012

The protestors involved in the Occupy London protests sought to appeal a possession order requiring them to vacate the camp which they had created outside of St Paul’s Cathedral

Viability assessments and the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR): a reminder

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2014

You may recall this post from May 2010 flagging up the point that all information supplied to a local authority is potentially disclosable under the

Collins J approves departure from Part 8 procedure for some public law cases in the Administrative Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2008

Some public law disputes, including appeals under sections 287 and 288 Town & Country Planning Act 1990, are dealt with by the Administrative Court under CPR Part 8 rather than in judicial review proceedings under CPR Part 54

Local authority's duty to house a homeless minor

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2009

The Court of Appeal's decision in the case Alexander-David -v- London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (2009) EWCA Civ 259, provides local housing authorities (LHA) with some practical and approved suggestions for dealing with the conflict which arises between the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 to accommodate 16 or 17-year-olds, and possession of a property let to a homeless 16 or 17-year-old on its standard tenancy agreement

R (Weaver) v London & Quadrant (2009)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2009

In a majority ruling, the Appeal Court judges backed a High Court decision a year ago that housing associations are public bodies and susceptible to claims under the Human Rights Act

Planning - confidential information

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2010

A third party applied for permission to judicially review the grant of planning permission for 28 houses, contrary to development plan policies

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

Village greens: judgment in favour of developers

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 12 2011

Land at Merton Green in Caerwent, Monmouthshire had been appropriated for planning purposes by Monmouth County Council