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Mills & Reeve has announced four new internal partner appointments, bringing the partnership to 118 across the firm’s six UK offices.
The dispute in the case arose between two neighbours over the ownership of a strip of land just a few inches wide between their properties.
‘High hedges’ appeals download
A recent ‘high hedges’ appeal case concerned a successful application for the terms of a remedial notice to be varied.
In R v Herefordshire Council & others, the High Court addressed the proper interpretation to be given to section 38(6) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
A report has considered a local highway authority’s refusal to create a vehicle crossover from the highway over a grass verge to the complainant’s driveway.
A local authority or inspector required to decide whether or not to grant permission for development that affects a listed building is bound by s.66(1) of the Planning Act 1990.
There may be good news in store for charities in England with listed buildings and/or buildings of special architectural importance.
Mills & Reeve has advised Trinity College on its acquisition of Dunsfold Park near Cranleigh in Surrey at a total cost of just more than £50m.
Mills & Reeve has acted for existing client O&H Properties on the sale of a development site in Peterborough to Urban Self Build for the delivery of 11 custom-build houses.
Mills & Reeve is a key supporter of a guide published by the Town and Country Planning Association on good practice for communities to look after new places in the long term.
The drafting of planning conditions download
The thorny issue of the drafting of conditions went before the High Court in R (oao) Teresa Sienkiewicz v South Somerset District Council and Probiotics International Ltd.
The close of last year saw the commencement date for section 122 of the Localism Act 2011.
The draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2014 are due to come into force in early 2014.
This is not the first time that England has faced social, economic and environmental challenges giving rise to housing need.
The registration of land as a town or village green remains a critical consideration for landowners and occupiers due to the restrictions upon the ability to develop and use the land.
A ‘need’ for golf courses download
The case of R (oao Cherkeley Campaign Limited) v Mole Valley DC and Anr is a very interesting read and provides a useful source of guidance on the meaning of ‘need’.
Housings standard review download
This 10-week consultation runs until 22 October 2013.
Development plan policies: Colman v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government download
This case concerns the way in which local development plan policies should be considered alongside other material considerations in determining a planning application.
This recent High Court case concerned an appeal against a planning enforcement notice.
Reforms to judicial review download
The government is pressing ahead with its proposal to reduce the time limit for filing a claim for judicial review from three months to six weeks in planning law cases.