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Court of Appeal restores policy exempting small sites from affordable housing
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

The Government has won its appeal to the Court of Appeal against the quashing of its policy that small sites should not contribute towards affordable


Are housing associations 'public bodies?' The debate continues
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

Keen followers of social housing news will remember the memorable case of R (Weaver) V London and Quadrant Housing in 2009. Although fact-specific


Government confirms British Bill of Rights proposals will not involve leaving the ECHR
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In yesterday's Queen's speech, the UK Government has (again) committed to publish proposals on a British Bill of Rights during the course of the next


A Lesson in Maintaining Privity: SCC Resolves Dispute over Interpretation of Alberta Agreement
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

On May 6, 2016, in Heritage Capital Corp. v. Equitable Trust Co., the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) weighed in on one of the many disputes stemming


Education and freedom of speech - what happens when there is a risk to safety?
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

The wider lessons for education providers while freedom of expression is of fundamental importance, it is not an absolute right. In the event that


Making the Right Decision - the Public Sector Equality Duty and Planning
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

In recent years the importance of paying 'due regard' to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) when it comes to decisions to reduce or withdraw


Putting the brakes on strike action - Introducing the Trade Union Act
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

The Act introduces the following changes to industrial action: - the voting paper must include a summary of the dispute, the period(s) within which


Beneath the surface - The business response to bribery and corruption 2016
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2016

All around the world, bribery and corruption have never been more topical. Over the last few years, parliaments have passed new anti-bribery laws


The "exclusivity principle" in a planning context
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2011

The Court of Appeal has held that the service of a breach of planning condition notice is a "purely public" act, so the correct way of challenging such a notice is by way of judicial review proceedings


Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2010

In R (March) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 765 (Admin), Mr Justice Holman in the High Court quashed on the grounds of material error of fact a decision by the Secretary of State concerning the level of ex gratia payments made to NHS patients treated with contaminated blood