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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


'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


"Once a highway, always a highway"
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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 - 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


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


Planning - Limitations on planning permissions
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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


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


Planning - Pre-NPPF housing figures
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

In Gallagher Homes Ltd v Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council 2014, the claimant's sites for housing development were placed in the green belt in


Notices to treat under a compulsory purchase order
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

Once a compulsory purchase order (CPO) is confirmed, the acquiring authority follows one of two methods to ensure that title to the land is obtained and possession taken