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Public houses and the ACV regime again
  • 9 Stone Buildings
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2016

A fresh batch of ACV appeals have been released and the new points raised are considered in this article first published in the Local Government


Court of Appeal confirms 'Murfitt' principle
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The key issue considered in this case was the circumstances in which a local authority may issue a planning enforcement notice in respect of an


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


Restrictive covenants: can a local authority enforce a covenant preventing development for which it has granted planning permission?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2008

A transfer of land in 2000 between Easington District Council and a private individual contained a covenant not to use the property other than as a coach depot and associated bungalow for residential use


“Just because.” The High Court rejects a common law duty to give reasons
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2016

In Oakley v South Cambridgeshire CC 2016 EWHC 570 (Admin), the High Court held that South Cambridgeshire County Council did not have a common law


Battles to convert ACV listed public houses to dwellings
  • 9 Stone Buildings
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The significant difference between the market value of a building with an A4 planning use as a public house and one with a C3 use as a dwelling is


Is it a Field or a Green?
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2016

The High Court has recently considered a challenge by Lancashire County Council (‘LCC’) to the decision of a planning inspector to register land


R (Weaver) v London & Quadrant (2009)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2009

In a majority ruling, the Appeal Court judges backed a High Court decision a year ago that housing associations are public bodies and susceptible to claims under the Human Rights Act


Brexit, stage left: The legal questions raised by the leave vote
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

Now that the result is in, and the public have voted to leave the European Union, what does that mean for the law? Julie Vaughan, Nish Dissanayake


Development or not development?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2012

On 27 July 2012, the High Court handed down its judgment in R (Valley Action Group Ltd) v Bath and North East Somerset Council and another (2012) regarding whether a local authority was wrong when considering what constituted “development” under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and if the application did constitute development, whether it required an environmental impact assessment