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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

Restrictive covenants - how a covenant can be discharged by the death of the original vendor

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

Where a covenant prohibits action without the consent of the vendor, two questions arise

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

The importance of plans

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

In Barnett v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the Court of Appeal had to consider whether the curtilage of a house had been extended by a plan submitted with an application for alterations to the house

'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 - 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 - Limitations on planning permissions

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

Since the "I'm Your Man" case in 1998 (I'm Your Man Ltd v Sec of State for the Environment), it has been settled law that if a limitation is to be

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

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