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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


Planning - compensation for new road schemes
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2011

Under Part 1 of the Land Compensation Act 1973 (LCA), owners of houses affected by noise andor other nuisance arising from the construction and operation of public works may claim compensation for depreciation to the value of their properties


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


Elizabeth Eley v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2009

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


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 - 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 - 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 - 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