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The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2011

The Court of Appeal has held that the service of a breach of planning condition notice is a "purely public" act, so the correct way of challenging such a notice is by way of judicial review proceedings

The Court of Appeal limits the presumption of undue influence
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

If, in a contract, undue influence is proved, the contract is voidable by the innocent party. There are two potential pathways to a decision: actual

Capital allowances and fixtures: is change good?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2011

On 31 May 2011 HMRC published a consultation document proposing changes to the capital allowances regime in relation to fixtures

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Civil litigation costs: sousa vs london borough of waltham forest council
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2011

Trees for which the London Borough of Waltham Forest Council (the "council") was responsible caused damage to Mr Sousa's property as a result of their roots encroaching from the pavement outside

Planning & CPO - Spring 2015
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

With the election looming, the main political parties have published their election manifestos which cover each party’s plans for the planning system

Can the Council move you out of London?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

The last few years have seen a trend of London Councils moving homeless families out of London, sometimes to places hundreds of miles away

Punishing local authority landlords for innocent mistakes
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2015

The Supreme Court has confirmed that local authority landlords must pay close attention when evicting secure tenants to avoid potentially large

Waiting for change: the current state of heritable security law in Scotland
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2011

The Supreme Court decision in RBS v Wilson in November 2010 overruled long-established procedures used by secured lenders in repossession proceedings in respect of secured properties by ruling that a calling-up notice was necessary in every case where a heritable creditor wishes to remove the defaulting borrower from the secured property

Common landvillage green update
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

We have previously posted on the potential pitfalls for developers arising because of Commons legislation