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Limited scope of legitimate expectation in planning challenges

Limited scope of legitimate expectation in planning challenges
Published on: 23 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Limited scope of legitimate expectation in planning challenges
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • Why did the court dismiss the challenge?
  • What were the common and uncommon issues dealt with in this case?
  • What lessons can be learned for other claimants in challenging planning decisions?
  • Are there any detectable trends emerging in this area?

Article summary

Planning analysis: Stuart Andrews, partner and national head of planning and infrastructure consenting at Eversheds, explains the implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Gerber v Wiltshire Council, where it was considered disproportionate to quash a planning permission on the basis that substantial investment had already made in reliance upon it. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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