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English Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 5 2017

The High Court in November ruled that the government did not have the constitutional authority to trigger Article 50. The Supreme Court’s judgment on


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


Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March


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


Judicial review challenges: When are you entitled to reasons?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

In the recent case of Karen Louise Oakley (Claimant) v South Cambridgeshire District Council (Defendant) & Len Satchell (Interested Party) 2016


“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


University of Huddersfield - Court of Appeal confirms that VAT lease and leaseback scheme was abusive
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In University of Huddersfield Higher Education Corporation v HMRC, the Court of Appeal has dismissed the taxpayer's appeal against the UT's decision


Validity of section 106 obligation
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2013

There has been an interesting case decided this week on a point relating to the kind of "s 106 obligations" which satisfy the terms of s 106 itself


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


Planning permission granted during a local election ‘purdah period’ is upheld by the Court of Appeal
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2008

A recent, unusual planning case involving Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has raised some interesting issues about decision making in local government around the time of local elections