Cases

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Practice area: Planning,

Court of Appeal holds use of standard method not mandatory in decision-taking under NPPF 2018

Jun 25, 2020

Court of Appeal holds use of standard method not mandatory in decision-taking under NPPF 2018

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Practice area: Planning,

Anthony Gill assists Sefton Council planning with pandemic response

Jun 15, 2020

Anthony Gill assists Sefton Council planning with pandemic response

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Practice area: Real Estate Litigation,

A reminder of the limits imposed on Executors where there is no Grant of Probate

Jun 02, 2020

Mark Harper QC successfully acted for the applicants in Secure Mortgage Corp Ltd v Harold & others [2020] EWHC 1364 (Ch).

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Practice area: Clinical Negligence and Healthcare,

Satinder Hunjan QC successful in establishing liability and securing indemnity costs for Down's Syndrome arising out of a failure for organising urgent appointments for a combined test

Jun 01, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Stephanie Hall acting for Selby DC wins appeal against Gascoigne Wood Strategic Rail Freight Interchange

May 18, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Stephanie Hall successful for Sport England at major inquiry

May 03, 2020

Stephanie Hall acted for Sport England at a large inquiry into an application for permission to construct extra care apartments and new sports facilities on an area of existing playing field in the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames.

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul Tucker QC secures permission for extra care apartment block in Canterbury

Apr 17, 2020

Paul Tucker QC secures permission for extra care apartment block in Canterbury

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Practice area: Planning,

Martin Carter secures dismissal of housing scheme where trans-boundary housing issues were in play

Apr 08, 2020

Martin Carter secures dismissal of housing scheme where trans-boundary housing issues were in play.

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Practice area: Court of Protection and Mental Health,

Simon Burrows in two new cases on abuse and capacity to consent to sexual relations

Apr 06, 2020

Simon Burrows in two new cases on abuse and capacity to consent to sexual relations

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Practice area: Planning,

Martin Carter helps secure planning permission for major housing scheme despite the existence of a five year supply.

Apr 03, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Court of Appeal Considers Appeal Against Sentence for Failure to Comply with a Planning Enforcement Notice

Mar 25, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Martin Carter and Giles Cannock QC successful in Major Planning Case

Mar 16, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Michael Rudd secures affordable housing provision by way of injunctive proceedings.

Mar 12, 2020

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Practice area: Professional Negligence, Health and Social Care,

Sarah Pritchard QC successfully negotiates settlement in wrongful birth claim

Mar 11, 2020

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Practice area: Commercial Litigation, Company, Banking and Finance, Real Estate Litigation,

Aidan Reay Appears in Important Disclosure Pilot Case

Mar 09, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey, acting for Wyre Borough Council, secures dismissal of second appeal in respect to the same site

Feb 26, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul Tucker QC and Philip Robson argue successfully for the tilted balance in face of 5 year supply and positive HDT result

Feb 26, 2020

Paul G Tucker QC and Philip Robson have been successful in securing planning permission for residential development in a well-located and desirable part of rural Hampshire

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Practice area: Insolvency, Company, Commercial Litigation,

Louis Doyle obtains permission to act for disqualified directors

Feb 26, 2020

In an ex tempore judgment delivered on 25 Feb 2020 in the High Court in Manchester, HHJ Halliwell granted leave, subject to compliance with conditions, to three directors to continue to act as directors of a shop-fitting business based in the North West

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Paul Chaisty QC and Andrew Grantham complete a two-week long arbitration in Zurich

Feb 24, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

A CIL victory for common sense

Feb 21, 2020

This week the report of the Examiner of the Brighton and Hove CIL charging schedule has been published. Paul G Tucker QC was instructed by Matt Spilsbury of Turleys to act on behalf of Moda Living who were in turn promoting a large regeneration scheme at the Sackville Trading Estate.

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Practice area: Arbitration,

Paul Chaisty QC and Andrew Grantham complete a two-week long arbitration in Zurich

Feb 20, 2020

Paul Chaisty QC and Andrew Grantham have just completed a two-week long arbitration in Zurich. The claim was for a sum in excess of $50,000,000 which arose out of a  joint venture agreement between a BVI and Cypriot Company

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Practice area: Licensing,

Sarah Clover secures major new licence for historic Birmingham music venue

Feb 17, 2020

Sarah Clover, Kings Barrister specialising in licensing has obtained an extensive new premises licence for the historic former Carling Academy in Dale End, Birmingham city centre. The venue last closed its doors in 2013, but brothers Hitesh and Manoj Chauhan, with experienced DPS and consultant, David Elphick have taken it on to give it a new lease of life.

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Practice area: Court of Protection and Mental Health,

Life Sustaining Treatment not best for baby

Feb 17, 2020

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Practice area: Insolvency, Company,

Aidan Reay has succeeded on appeal to the High Court sitting in the Cardiff District Registry.

Feb 13, 2020

Acting on behalf of the appellant, Aidan Reay has succeeded on appeal to the High Court sitting in the Cardiff District Registry.

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey assists with securing planning permission with an award of costs being made against the Council

Feb 11, 2020

Killian Garvey, acting for Lourett Developments Ltd, assisted with securing planning outline planning permission in Thrapston, which is within the jurisdiction of East Northamptonshire District Council.

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Practice area: Planning,

Michael Rudd successful in important Park Home statutory planning challenge

Feb 05, 2020

In an important case relating to the interpretation of lawful use certificates, Lang J recently dismissed a statutory review brought by a local planning authority to a decision on appeal of a Planning Inspector considering the interpretation of words contained within the description of development in a lawful development certificate.

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Wilson Horne: The perils of enforcing shooting rights to inhibit development

Jan 23, 2020

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Steven Flynn and Rupert Beloff appear in RFU -v- Hadfield Anti-Doping Case

Jan 17, 2020

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Piers Riley-Smith succeeds in upholding Enforcement Notice against ‘telegraph pole wall’ and recovering full costs for local authority

Jan 17, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Sarah Clover successful in Agent of Change Planning Appeal

Jan 12, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey wins appeal to secure permission for Cheltenham Business Park

Jan 02, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul Tucker QC helps secure large scale mixed use scheme

Dec 24, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Jonathan Easton secures planning permission for greenbelt site

Dec 23, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Vincent Fraser QC’s Further Wind Farm Success

Dec 19, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey and Freddie Humphreys involved in Conjoined Planning Enforcement Cases Relating to Houses in Multiple Occupation

Dec 18, 2019

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Practice area: Planning, Technology and Construction,

Andrew Singer QC and Sarah Reid successfully challenge Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018.

Dec 04, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Ruth Stockley successfully resists High Court challenge to validity of a Traffic Regulation Order

Dec 02, 2019

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Practice area: Planning, Administrative & Public Law, Environment, Licensing, Local Government,

Piers Riley-Smith secures hat-trick of Compulsory Purchase Order confirmations at public inquiry

Nov 28, 2019

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Practice area: Professional Negligence,

Satinder Hunjan QC Successful in Settlement of Brain Damage and Blindness Claim Following Weight-Loss Surgery

Nov 27, 2019

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Practice area: Professional Negligence, Health and Social Care,

Jeremy Roussak successfully defeats application to vacate

Nov 20, 2019

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Practice area: Professional Negligence,

Richard Borrett secures high settlement in neonatal claim

Nov 08, 2019

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Practice area: Court of Protection and Mental Health,

Simon Burrows and Fay Collinson use the great safety net

Oct 31, 2019

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Practice area: Licensing,

Nicholas Truelove Successful in Animal Breeding and Sales Licensing Prosecution under the Animal Welfare Regulations 2018.

Oct 30, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Giles Cannock QC secures permission for the demolition of existing redundant industrial buildings

Oct 30, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Jonathan Wright successful in obtaining dismissal of a claim brought by developers

Oct 18, 2019

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Practice area: Insolvency,

Eleanor Temple successful in appeal involving the interpretation of Section 265 of the Insolvency Act 1986

Oct 17, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul Tucker QC secures permission for Starbucks in Barnsley

Oct 11, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey successful in the Court of Appeal concerning the interpretation of Neighbourhood Plan Policies

Oct 10, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

Michael Rudd secures dismissal of appeal against refusal to discharge a materials condition

Oct 10, 2019

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Practice area: Planning,

John Hunter successfully opposes appeal for 200 dwelling retirement village in Catterall

Oct 09, 2019

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