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22 Real Estate Views on 2022

United Kingdom - February 23 2022 Resilience, re-imagination and responsibility were the key themes that emerged from our real estate predictions event in 2021. Last year was certainly…

Is the 3.0 Biodiversity Metric up to the measure?

United Kingdom - February 21 2022 Our first Natural Capital blog highlighted policy and legal changes coming down the track as efforts to understand the services provided by the…

CIL Mysteries - Simple Truths

United Kingdom - January 26 2022 The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations continue to generate a small but steady stream of cases. The outcomes are most often predictable. How…

Stay Class-E

United Kingdom - December 24 2021 In a rare good news day for the Government, the Court of Appeal has ruled that the Secretary of State’s amendments to the General Permitted…

Change of Use - Not Working Out?

United Kingdom - November 11 2021 Planning policy guidance on change of use has been accused of being “badly blurred” by the High Court in deciding whether a personal trainer required…

Croyde Part 2 - Judicial Review and Certificates of Lawfulness

United Kingdom - April 12 2021 Permission had been granted unlawfully for an expanded site area in 2014. A Certificate of Proposed Lawfulness was granted on appeal confirming…

Time Becomes A Loop

United Kingdom - April 9 2021 Recent judgments are a reminder that the benefits of two mainstays of the planning system - Certificates of Lawfulness and Judicial Review time…

When the Wind(fall) Blows

United Kingdom - March 31 2021 The sweeping Commercial to Residential permitted development right trailed in Autumn 2020 will come into effect from 1 August 2021. It will have…

Class E or not Class E?

United Kingdom - February 16 2021 The amalgamation of various commercial uses into a new Class E last year via the Use Classes Order (UCO) Amendment Regulations was a significant step…

Planning protection for cultural venues and statues

United Kingdom - February 5 2021 The COVID pandemic has caused untold disruption to cultural venues around the world. In a bid to protect the physical venues from being permanently…