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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

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

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

A complete defence?

  • Guildhall Chambers
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2012

The main advantage from the landlord’s point of view of an assured shorthold tenancy is that once the fixed term has expired possession can be recovered without having to establish any of the grounds set out in Schedule 2 of the Housing Act 1988

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

Town and village greens: recent significant cases for landowners

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2011

Land can be registered as a new town or village green (TVG) "if for not less than twenty years a significant number of the inhabitants of any locality, or of any neighbourhood within a locality, have indulged in lawful sports and pastimes on it as of right"

Local Government Newsletter Issue 74 - Highways

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2012

In this case, the claimant practised as a solicitor at a property which had originally been built as a dwelling

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

Secured recoveries litigation

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2012

The government has published its response to the consultation issued in March 2011 seeking views on proposals for significant reforms to the civil justice system in England and Wales (9 February 2012

Planning by numbers

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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