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The impact of purdah on planning and a recent decision on judicial review

Author: Fiona Sawyer, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London This week, we have links to two pieces of interest to developers: "Getting away with purdah" – an article in EG by Matthew White, Head of Planning, and Annika Holden, Associate (Australia), Planning, … Continue reading

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Grants of planning permission against officer recommendation – managing the legal risk

Author: Annika Holden, Associate (Australia), Planning, London The Court of Appeal has recently upheld challenges in two cases where planning permission was granted by planning committee against officer recommendation (see Oakley v South Cambridgeshire District Council & Anor [2017] EWCA … Continue reading

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The changing cost of environmental claims

Authors: Andrew Lidbetter, Partner, London and Jasveer Randhawa, Of Counsel, London   In environmental (Aarhus Convention) claims, judges can now award costs that take into account the claimant's financial resources. As of 28 February 2017, judges in environmental judicial review claims and … Continue reading

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Judicial Review deadlines

The time limit for lodging an application for judicial review of a planning decision is now a fixed six weeks from the date of the decision. This will usually be the date the planning permission is actually issued (not the … Continue reading

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Council which agreed to vary a development agreement in order to assist viability is subject to a successful judicial review

On 11 February 2015, pursuant to an application for judicial review by a local resident, the High Court ruled that a redevelopment project in Winchester had to be put out to competitive tender under the EU procurement rules. This obligation … Continue reading

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