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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

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

"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

Landlord and tenant - relief from forfeiture

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & 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

'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

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 - Supreme Court decision finally deals with "as of right" in town and village green cases

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

One of the early town and village green (TVG) cases dealt with land owned by a local authority and used for many years as informal public open space

Planning - Importance of the officer's report to committee

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 29 2014

When the planning committee of the local planning authority is determining a planning application, the planning officer will write a report on which

Developer wins a Town or Village Green case

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2011

In the recent history of judicial decisions on Town or Village Green (TVG) matters, this is something of a rarity