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Contract - can a buyer terminate a contract post-completion where a seller is in breach?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2012

The usual remedy for a breach of contract is damages payable by the defaulting party


'Salami slicing' to avoid environmental impact assessment
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Restrictive covenants - how a covenant can be discharged by the death of the original vendor
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2011

Where a covenant prohibits action without the consent of the vendor, two questions arise


"Once a highway, always a highway"
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Planning - the new Planning Court, revised planning guidance, restated green belt policy, and what constitutes a screening opinion
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2014

As mentioned in our alert of NovemberDecember 2013, a new and specialist Planning Court is being created. It will open for business on 6 April 2014


Validity of a "tailpiece" on a planning condition
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Planning
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2011

In Betterment Properties (Weymouth) v James Carthy & Co, a developer tried to claim that because the highway authority had entered into an agreement under section 38 of the Highways Act 1980, the land included within the red line on the plan attached to the agreement was to be regarded as public highway


Environmental assessment screening opinions and references to the European court
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2009

The local planning authority (LPA) granted a series of temporary permissions to Brighton and Hove Albion football club to allow the club to use a stadium owned by the council


The effect of disclaimer on an authorised guarantee agreement
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


What is a tree?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2009

The High Court has ruled on what constitutes a tree