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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

"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

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

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

Village greens - shock for developers

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2010

The latest Town or Village Green (TVG) case has been considered by the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Lewis) (Appellant) v Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and another (Respondents

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

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

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