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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


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


'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


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


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


Elizabeth Eley v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2009

We are grateful to No 5 Chambers for providing their Practical Note on which this summary is based


Judicial review of planning consent - elementary, my dear Watson!
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2012

The High Court has quashed planning permission and listed building consent for proposals to redevelop Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's former home


Planning - Limitations on planning permissions
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

Since the "I'm Your Man" case in 1998 (I'm Your Man Ltd v Sec of State for the Environment), it has been settled law that if a limitation is to be


It's the last straw (or Mr Fidler's planning fiddle!)
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2010

Two recent cases show how it is both possible and impossible to defeat the planning system!


Planning: environmental impact assessments - implications of recent judgments
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government issued a letter to all chief planning officers in November 2009 in relation to two court decisions which could impact the way in which local planning authorities approach Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs