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Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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9th Nov
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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9th Nov
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Why is it important to establish the planning unit?Planning permission is required where there has been a material change of use (see Practice Note:...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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9th Nov
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Meaning of ‘highway’In the broadest sense, a highway is a way (ie a defined route, such as a road, bridleway or footpath) over which the public have...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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9th Nov
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What is a Local Development Order (LDO)?An LDO is a local development order, made at local authority level by a local planning authority (LPA). Once...
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9th Nov
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What is a purchase notice?The purchase notice procedure provides landowners with a means of having land acquired by a local planning authority (LPA)...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 12th Jan

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This Practice Note considers whether it is possible to recover the costs incurred during an appeal. The costs rules dealing with appeals are set out...
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13th Apr
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 13th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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9th Apr
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Enforcement noticesAppealing against an enforcement noticeAny person who has an interest in the land to which an enforcement notice relates, or who is...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 9th Apr
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Judicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful claims, which it will only exercise where it is just...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Interested partiesIn the context of judicial review, an interested party is 'any person (other than the claimant and defendant) who is directly...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Marlow and Megan Smith of Hogan Lovells 9th Apr
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A defendant in a judicial review claim will usually be the public authority whose decision, action or omission is being challenged. Any person (other...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Disclosure (stating that a document exists or has existed) in judicial review proceedings is expected to be achieved through compliance with the duty...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. What is the status of EU law in English law?EU law has formed part of UK law since...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Eaton and Telha Arshad of Hogan Lovells International LLP 6th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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31st Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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31st Mar
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This Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols may result in a...
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17th Mar
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Sections 88–90 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and costs protection in environmental mattersEntry into force of sections 88–90 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Landmark Chambers 11th Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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11th Mar
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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether judicial review is be an appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 5th Mar

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