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Contract - can a buyer terminate a contract post-completion where a seller is in breach?
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2011

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


Planning - Importance of the officer's report to committee
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

When the planning committee of the local planning authority is determining a planning application, the planning officer will write a report on which


'Salami slicing' to avoid environmental impact assessment
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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


Planning - Supreme Court decision finally deals with "as of right" in town and village green cases
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

One of the early town and village green (TVG) cases dealt with land owned by a local authority and used for many years as informal public open space


Validity of a "tailpiece" on a planning condition
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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


Planning - highways
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2010

Everyone knows the phrase "once a highway always a highway" - it is trotted out at the beginning of every lecture, training session or seminar on highways


Landlord and tenant - is a tenant entitled to refuse to complete a lease if vacant possession of a small part of the demise cannot be obtained?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The developer had a building lease of a site on which it was to develop seventy flats, with commercial space underneath


Planning update - a round-up of some of this month's decisions relating to planning - February 2014
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

In R (on the application of Thakenham Village Action Ltd) v Horsham District Council 2014 EWHC 67 (Admin), Lindblom J considered the validity of a