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Legitimate expectation, public officials and reliance on promises

Published on: 06 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Legitimate expectation, public officials and reliance on promises
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Public Law analysis: How can a party succeed in a legitimate expectation claim? Adam Chapman, partner at Kingsley Napley, says the Court of Appeal recognised in a recent ruling that, as a matter of law, reliance on a promise was not pre-requisite for a successful legitimate expectation claim. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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