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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


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


"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


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


Landlord and tenant - relief from forfeiture
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2012

If a lease is forfeited, the tenant may wish to apply for relief from forfeiture


Dangers of conditions on temporary permissions
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

Local planning authorities need to be aware of the decision in the case of Avon Estates v Ceredigion County Council


Planning, deception and proceeds of crime
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

In R (on the application of Welwyn Hatfield Council) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the High Court quashed an inspector's decision to grant a certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development


Inspection of a site on appeal
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2011

The High Court has quashed an inspector's decision to refuse planning permission on an appeal