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Cases

CASE: Local Government

Save Wornington College v (1) Kensington and Chelsea College and (2) The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

12.12.2021

Lisa acted for the claimant residents' group in pre-action protocol judicial review proceedings concerning the College's decision to merge with Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. The Minister intervened to

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CASE: Local Government

R (Bewley Homes plc and others) v (1) Waverley Borough Council and (2) Farnham Town Council [2017] 2 P&CR 19

09.04.2021

Lisa acted successfully (and received an award of costs) for the Town Council in this claim for judicial review by the claimant property developers of the LPA's decision that a

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CASE: Public Law and Judicial Review

Electoral Commission defeats Labour Party's claim for judicial review

31.03.2021

Philip Coppel QC and Olivia Davies successfully defended the Electoral Commission against the Labour Party's claim for judicial review. The claim concerned registered descriptions – phrases that political parties can apply

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CASE: Planning and Environment

Planning permission granted for new Free School, despite conflict with the development plan

31.03.2021

Land at former all-weather pitch and Astro Turf tennis courts, Rosehill Recreation Ground, Rose Hill, Sutton SM1 3HH APP/P5870/W/19/3241269  Lisa Busch QC acted successfully for the Secretary of State for education in

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CASE: Commercial and Regulatory

Court of Appeal hears appeals on behalf of 42 former Post Office workers convicted

29.03.2021

Last week the Court of Appeal heard appeals on behalf of 42 former post office workers convicted, between 2000 and 2013 of various counts of theft, fraud, and false accounting,

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CASE: Planning and Environment, Local Government

Redevelopment of redundant poultry plant for residential rejected as unsustainable in a rural location

26.03.2021

Haughley Park is a Grade I listed mansion in a parkland setting in the countryside to the west of Stowmarket but with "very unusual" addition of a large redundant poultry

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CASE: Court of Protection

Section 117 After-care and Ordinary Residence

23.03.2021

Section 117 After-care and Ordinary Residence  R (Worcestershire County Council) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 682 (Admin) the court considered ordinary residence under s. 117

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CASE: Public Law and Judicial Review

In the matter of a reference by the Criminal Cases Review Commission between Josephine Hamilton (and 40 others) (Appellants) v Post Office Ltd (Respondent)

23.03.2021

In March 2021 the Court of Appeal heard appeals on behalf of 42 former post office workers convicted between 2000 and 2013 of various counts of theft, fraud, and false

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CASE: Planning and Environment

Application by Queensgate Bow UK Holdco Limited Kensington Forum Hotel, 97 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4DN

19.03.2021

Between 2019 and 2021 Lisa acted in an advisory capacity for a number of local residents' associations who were Rule 6 parties in the protracted proceedings involving an application by

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CASE: Local Government

Application by Queensgate Bow UK Holdco Limited Kensington Forum Hotel, 97 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4DN

19.03.2021

Between 2019 and 2021 Lisa acted in an advisory capacity for a number of local residents' associations who were Rule 6 parties in the protracted proceedings involving an application by

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