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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


Public law of no relevance in commercial land transaction dispute with local authority
  • Maples Teesdale
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2016

The recent Court of Appeal case of Dudley Muslim Association v Dudley Metropolitan Council 2015 EWCA Civ 112 is a reminder that if a local authority


French Education Property Trust Limited v HMRC: VAT on building independent schools
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2016

This case in the First-Tier Tribunal ("FTT") concerned whether the letting of school premises to an independent school and the running of this school


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


Restrictive covenants: can a local authority enforce a covenant preventing development for which it has granted planning permission?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • 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


Waiting for change: the current state of heritable security law in Scotland
  • Shepherd and 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


Portobello Park Action Group Association v The City of Edinburgh Council, 12 September 2012
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2012

In the Outer House Lady Dorrian had dismissed a petition for Judicial Review by the Portobello Park Action Group Association


Batley Pet Products v. North Lanarkshire Council, 7 November 2012
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2012

Batley were tenants and North Lanarkshire Council were sub-tenants


Court declares guidance on affordable housing planning obligations and VBC unlawful
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2015

The High Court has ruled that the planning policy to exempt small developments from affordable housing contributions and the vacant building credit


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