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'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

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

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
  • -
  • January 25 2012

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

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

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & 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

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

Ellis v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

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

This case confirms that when applying for a certificate of lawfulness for a use in breach of planning control, the applicant must show ten years' continuous use up to the date of the application

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, deception and proceeds of crime

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

In R (on the application of Welwyn Hatfield Council) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the High Court quashed an inspector's decision to grant a certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development

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

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