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Air quality - a deciding factor in determination of housing developments

Local planning authorities may need to take air quality into account when taking decisions. Developers should properly consider air quality in their proposals and offer effective mitigation if needed
21 October 2019

Tilted Balance – it was good while it lasted?

Following the Court of Session decision in Gladman v Scottish Ministers, Scottish government is proposing to delete the presumption in favour of sustainable development from Scottish Planning Policy
22 July 2020

Town and village greens - protection for developers in Wales

Legislation came into force in Wales on 22 October 2018 that protects developers against TVG applications. However, protection remains more restricted in Wales than in England

17 July 2019

Planning permission law: when are you safe from challenge by judicial review?

In a surprising and somewhat controversial result, the High Court has quashed a planning permission as a result of a Judicial Review claim brought over five years late.
29 May 2018

Scotland and the “tilted balance” in planning decisions

The Court of Session upholds the use of the tilted balance in cases where there is a shortfall in the housing land supply

03 June 2020

Biodiversity Net Gain – what are the key features?

The government is to introduce a requirement for development to deliver 'biodiversity net gain'. Here is an overview for local authorities, landowners and developers

05 September 2019

What is the latest on Five Year Housing Land Supply?

New planning policy guidance and court cases about the interpretation of five-year housing land supply within the National Planning Policy Framework

14 August 2019

Planning obligations – all change from 6 April

Never say never; on 6 April 2015 the key change to the planning system introduced by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 will finally take effect.
03 February 2015

British National (Overseas): latest update on the new immigration route

The Home Office has issued further guidance on the new immigration route – the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa
23 July 2020

Cryptocurrency and the Family Court: How will the Court treat it?

The rise of digital currency has posed many questions for the Family Court. This article looks at what they are and how the court may choose to deal with them
03 September 2020

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020: Reform and its Implications

An examination of the push for reform of the law on divorce and the changes that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will bring about
15 May 2020

The treatment of trusts in divorce proceedings

There is a mistaken belief that trust assets are protected in the event of divorce. This is not the case, but there are some practical steps to be considered
24 July 2020
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