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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

"Once a highway, always a highway"

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

Mr Beesley's barn

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 18 2011

The Supreme Court has again overruled the Court of Appeal on a planning matter and on this occasion made some interesting comments about public interest

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

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

Wrongful use of power to designate a conservation area

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2011

Local planning authorities (LPAs) are under a duty to determine which parts of their area are of "special architectural or historic interest the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance" when designating conservation areas

Regional spatial strategy challenged

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2009

The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 requires a regional spatial strategy (RSS) to be put in place for all regions except London