Land adjacent The Orchard Restaurant, West Grinstead RH13 8LU Appeal Ref: APP/Z3825/A/14/2216102, 27 May 2015 David Lintott successfully appeared for Horsham District Council in this s.78 planning appeal. John ...
Residential appeals dismissed on 5-year housing land supply and impact on non-designated heritage asset issues
Land at Boxbury Hill, Midsomer Norton, Somerset BS39 7SL and Land at Abbotts Farm Close, Paulton, Somerset, BS39 7TA Appeal ref nos: APP/F0114/A/14/ 2215930 & 2214596 Martin Edwards successfully appeared for ...
Listed farmstead and associated agricultural land protected from harmful urban sprawl
Land East of Littleworth Lane, Partridge Green, West Sussex RH13 8JB Appeal Ref: APP/Z3825/A/14/2219076, 12/05/15 David Lintott successfully appeared for Horsham District Council in this s.78 planning appeal. Christopher Boyle ...
Martin Edwards and Clare Parry have written an article on the Planning Court for Estate Gazette’s Planning Special supplement. The article considers the Court a year on from it’s inception in April ... read more
Cornerstone on Councillors’ Conduct
Cornerstone on Councillors’ Conduct, the definitive guide to local government standards, produced by Cornerstone Barristers, goes on sale today. Edited by Philip Kolvin QC, Head of Cornerstone Barristers, and written by members ... read more
Law Society Gazette: Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour: The New Law
Law Society Gazette has published a review of “Cornerstone on Anti-Social Behaviour: The New Law” by Kuljit Bhogal, Joint Head of the Cornerstone Housing Team. “Cornerstone on Antisocial Behaviour: The ... read more
Gerard Forlin QC speaks at a series of conferences in Asia
Gerard Forlin QC is undertaking a number of speaking engagements on corporate governance and regulation in Asia over the next couple of weeks. On 25th June Gerard is moderating a ... read more
Lexis PSL: Fully mutual housing corporations and possession proceedings
Andrew Lane has written an article on the judgement in Southward Housing Co-operative Ltd v Walker and another  EWHC 1615 (Ch),  All ER (D) 141 (Jun) and its relevance ... read more
New sentencing guidelines in January 2016 mean huge fines for public and private organisations
Gerard Forlin QC looks at the recent case of R v Thames Water Utilities Limited and the implications for forthcoming guidelines on health and safety and corporate manslaughter, and other ... read more
Fracking in Lancashire: planning applications
On 18 and 19 June, Estelle Dehon will represent Friends of the Earth at two meetings of Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee concerning fracking in Fylde, Lancashire. The day-long ... read more
Lexis Webinar: Solar energy and renewables: issues for local government
On 17 June 2015 Martin Edwards presented a webinar for Lexis Webinars on ‘Solar energy and renewables: issues for local government’. Martin explores key elements of the law surrounding energies ... read more
More problems in the Court of Protection
Jon Holbrook considers the latest case that will cause further problems in the Court of Protection. Last March the Supreme Court gave judgment in Cheshire West on the meaning of ... read more
Local Government Lawyer: The Supreme Court on vulnerability
Matt Hutchings discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of vulnerability in relation to homelessness in the three linked appeals of Hotak, Kanu and Johnson. On 13 May, in three appeals about ... read more
Ashley Underwood QC speaks at Coroners Continuation Training 2015-2016
Ashley Underwood QC is a guest speaker at the Coroners Continuation Training 2015-2016, taking place in Northampton on 9th June 2015. The training has been designed to provide Coroners with ... read more
Gerard Forlin QC in a series of lectures
Gerard Forlin QC recently chaired and spoke at the SHE Show in Milton Keynes. Over 300 delegates attended this event. Please click here to see the flyer. Gerard is also ... read more
Anthony Scrivener QC Memorial
The memorial service giving thanks for the life and work of Anthony Scrivener QC will take place on Wednesday 1 July at 5.00pm at the Chapel, Lincoln’s Inn and afterwards ... read more
Solicitors Journal: No such thing as an 'ordinary homeless person'
Matt Hutchings discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of vulnerability in Hotak, Kanu and Johnson On 13 May, in three appeals about priority need for the homeless (Hotak, Kanu, and Johnson ... read more
Local Government Lawyer: Supreme Court upholds challenge to council decision on intentional homelessness
Matt Hutchings comments on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold an appellant’s challenge in the case of Haile v London Borough of Waltham Forest. Click here to read the article ... read more
The Justice Gap: Supreme Court ruling to protect single homeless people
Matt Hutchings discusses the implications of a Supreme Court ruling concerning the protection of single homeless people. Last week, in three appeals about priority need for the homeless (Hotak, Kanu ... read more
New Law Journal: Supreme Court broadens meaning of "vulnerable"
Matt Hutchings comments on the case of Hotak, Johnson and Kanu v London Borough of Southwark & Anor  and the implications for local authorities when reviewing applicants for accommodation. ... read more
Gerard Forlin QC invited by the US Ambassador to London
Gerard Forlin QC was invited to the home of the US Ambassador to London. He was proposed by Federal Express to attend the event of the Business Council of International ... read more