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

  • Wragge & 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

Landlord and tenant - relief from forfeiture

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

If a lease is forfeited, the tenant may wish to apply for relief from forfeiture

"Once a highway, always a highway"

  • Wragge & 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

Phased Environmental Impact Assessment - Buglife issue II

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2011

In 2006 the House of Lords ruled that where an application for planning permission was made by way of an application for outline permission followed by reserved matters consent, an Environmental Impact Assessment may be required at both stages

Judicial review and promptness - Buglife issue I

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2011

A challenge to a decision by a public body by way of judicial review must be brought "promptly and in any event within three months"

Validity of a "tailpiece" on a planning condition

  • Wragge & 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

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2011

In Betterment Properties (Weymouth) v James Carthy & Co, a developer tried to claim that because the highway authority had entered into an agreement under section 38 of the Highways Act 1980, the land included within the red line on the plan attached to the agreement was to be regarded as public highway

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

  • Wragge & Co LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Wragge & 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

What is a tree?

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

The High Court has ruled on what constitutes a tree