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Contract - can a buyer terminate a contract post-completion where a seller is in breach?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

The usual remedy for a breach of contract is damages payable by the defaulting party

'Salami slicing' to avoid environmental impact assessment

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2012

Where a development proposal falls within one of the 'Schedule 2' categories in the Environmental Assessment Regulations, the developer must seek a screening opinion from the local planning authority

Elizabeth Eley v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 7 2009

We are grateful to No 5 Chambers for providing their Practical Note on which this summary is based

Landlord and tenant - is a tenant entitled to refuse to complete a lease if vacant possession of a small part of the demise cannot be obtained?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2010

The developer had a building lease of a site on which it was to develop seventy flats, with commercial space underneath

"Once a highway, always a highway"

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

The case of R (on the application of Smith) v The Land Registry and Cambridgeshire County Council considered whether a claim for adverse possession was sufficient to override highway rights

Notices to treat under a compulsory purchase order

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 11 2009

Once a compulsory purchase order (CPO) is confirmed, the acquiring authority follows one of two methods to ensure that title to the land is obtained and possession taken

Validity of a "tailpiece" on a planning condition

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2012

Planning conditions often have words at the end of the condition which seek to allow the planning authority some control over the future regulation of the terms of the condition

Planning - the new Planning Court, revised planning guidance, restated green belt policy, and what constitutes a screening opinion

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

As mentioned in our alert of NovemberDecember 2013, a new and specialist Planning Court is being created. It will open for business on 6 April 2014

Planning update - a round-up of some of this month's decisions relating to planning - February 2014

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

In R (on the application of Thakenham Village Action Ltd) v Horsham District Council 2014 EWHC 67 (Admin), Lindblom J considered the validity of a

The effect of disclaimer on an authorised guarantee agreement

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2009

Under the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995, when a "new" lease is assigned, the outgoing tenant is automatically released from liability