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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

Compulsory purchase

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

A landowner affected by a compulsory purchase order challenged the making of a general vesting declaration (GVD

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

Implementing compulsory purchase orders for town centre regeneration after the crunch

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

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

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

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

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • 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

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 by numbers

  • Dentons
  • -
  • 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

Harvey v Plymouth City Council 29.7.10

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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 in a downturn

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 4 2011

In R (on the application of Iceland Foods Ltd) v Newport City Council (2010) the court clarified the extent to which the purpose for making a general vesting declaration (GVD) must differ from that of the compulsory purchase order (CPO) for it to become unlawful