The Corby litigation
The Corby litigation

The following Environment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • The Corby litigation
  • Brexit impact
  • Actions against regulators/authorities

Brexit impact

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this content.

For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on environmental law and News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.

Actions against regulators/authorities

Apart from judicial review of decisions, civil actions are available where loss or damage arises from breach of duty and negligence on the part of public authorities, exemplified by the Corby litigation, which concluded with an out-of-court set