Cases

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Practice area: Planning,

John Hunter and Piers Riley-Smith in Successful Challenge to New Manchester City Council Car Park

Feb 24, 2021

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Practice area: Planning,

Ruth Stockley successfully secures stopping up of a public footpath to enable development of 224 dwellings by Story Homes

Feb 19, 2021

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Sam Karim QC, Arianna Kelly and Arevik Jackson appear in a Court of Protection matter considering the best interests of a man with complex communication needs.

Feb 17, 2021

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Practice area: Inquests, Clinical Negligence and Healthcare,

Sam Harmel secures finding of Neglect in an Inquest into the death of a patient at North Manchester General Hospital

Jan 29, 2021

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Practice area: Licensing,

Constanze Bell in Liquor Licensing Lockdown Success for Small Microbrewery Business

Jan 28, 2021

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Practice area: Planning,

Eric Owen and Piers Riley-Smith successful in landmark High Court case clarifying Council Tax Discount entitlement

Jan 25, 2021

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Practice area: Insolvency,

Jonathan Wright helps partnership liquidators set a new precedent

Jan 22, 2021

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey successful in securing planning permission for 50 dwellings for L&Q Estates

Jan 14, 2021

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey successful in the first reported planning judgment of 2021

Jan 13, 2021

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Practice area: Planning,

Killian Garvey successful in the Court of Appeal defending the grant of planning permission

Dec 23, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Alan Evans successfully defends Oldham Council against judicial review claim

Dec 22, 2020

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Practice area: Clinical Negligence and Healthcare,

Sam Harmel secures finding of Neglect in an Inquest into the death of a patient at North Manchester General Hospital

Dec 17, 2020

Sam Harmel secures finding of Neglect in an Inquest into the death of a patient at North Manchester General Hospital

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Practice area: Planning,

Freddie Humphreys successful in case stated breach of enforcement notice

Dec 09, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

John Barrett successful in appeal against the decision of Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council to refuse an employment development application

Nov 30, 2020

John Barrett successful in appeal against the decision of Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council to refuse an employment development application

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Practice area: Planning,

Ruth Stockley successful in Upper Tribunal’s first decision on ACV compensation provisions

Nov 23, 2020

Ruth Stockley successful in Upper Tribunal’s first decision on ACV compensation provisions

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Practice area: Planning,

The Divisional Court Rejects RCA Challenge To Radical New PD Rights

Nov 18, 2020

The Divisional Court Rejects RCA Challenge To Radical New PD Rights

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Practice area: Planning,

Giles Cannock QC represents McCarthy & Stone Retirement Lifestyles in High Court case

Nov 17, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul Tucker QC and Stephanie Hall successful in London public house inquiry

Nov 04, 2020

Paul Tucker QC and Stephanie Hall successful in London public house inquiry

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Practice area: Planning,

John Barrett and Piers Riley-Smith involved in Vacant Building Credit test case.

Oct 21, 2020

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Practice area: Serious Injury, Planning,

Michael Rawlinson QC comments on the first reported judgement to deal in detail with the application of s41(1A) Highways Act 1980

Oct 19, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul G Tucker QC and Stephanie Hall successful in large employment and distribution scheme inquiry

Oct 14, 2020

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Practice area: Planning,

High Court Rules on Proper Approach to Split Decisions

Sep 02, 2020

High Court Rules on Proper Approach to Split Decisions

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Practice area: Licensing,

Sarah Clover successfully defends well-known LGBT Venue in Plymouth after Summary Review bought by Police

Aug 21, 2020

Sarah Clover successfully defends well-known LGBT Venue in Plymouth after Summary Review bought by Police

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Practice area: Licensing,

Ben Williams successfully secures injunction pursuant to the Anti-social behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

Aug 06, 2020

Ben Williams successfully secures injunction pursuant to the Anti-social behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

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Practice area: Licensing,

Sarah Clover Successfully Defends Convenience Store Licence from “COVID-19 Enforcement”

Aug 05, 2020

Sarah Clover Successfully Defends Convenience Store Licence from “COVID-19 Enforcement”

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Practice area: Planning,

Virtual Success for David Manley QC

Jul 29, 2020

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Practice area: Commercial Litigation,

Important unfair prejudice decision

Jul 28, 2020

Important unfair prejudice decision

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Practice area: Commercial Litigation, Company,

Simon Arnold acts for successful claimant in High Court declaratory relief proceedings

Jul 23, 2020

Simon Arnold acts for successful claimant in High Court declaratory relief proceedings

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Practice area: Planning,

Paul G Tucker QC and Philip Robson successful in long awaited appeal decision for a large mixed use scheme in Cheshire

Jul 16, 2020

Paul G Tucker QC and Philip Robson successful in long awaited appeal decision for a large mixed use scheme in Cheshire

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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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