The following Planning Q&A Produced in partnership with Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The Government’s Planning Portal explains that building regulations consent is required for all structural works, although there is an exemption if the works are simply repairs to a roof involving less than 25% of the area of a pitched or flat roof. If the new roof is structurally different from the previous one, then building regulations consent is required, as it may affect the structural integrity of the rest of the building or change the way that the building responds in the event of a fire.
Practice Note: Energy efficiency—Part L of the Building Regulations discusses the new regulations regarding energy efficiency. Put simply, most building works are subject to building regulations such that all new works are to
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be:•joint•several, or•joint and severalWhether an undertaking is joint, several, or joint and several in contract is a question of construction
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is proceeding, you may also need to be mindful of additional provisions—see further below.Note: this Practice Note does not deal with the
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