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Cases

CASE: Planning and Environment

Legal Challenges to neighbourhood plans and orders: the Supreme Court has the final word

14.05.2021

Today the Supreme Court has delivered judgment in R(on the application of Fylde Coast Farms Ltd) v Fylde Borough Council [2021] UKSC 17. The case concerned the short point on the interpretation

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CASE: Public Law and Judicial Review

Local authority injunctions against “Persons Unknown” - the civil law runs out

13.05.2021

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Others v Persons Unknown, London Gypsies and Travellers intervening [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB) In a 129 page judgment handed down yesterday the High Court

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CASE: Licensing

Michael Caines’ new venture on Exmouth seafront granted premises licence

10.05.2021

Asitha Ranatunga acted a legal advisor to East Devon DC's Licensing Sub-Committee in its consideration of a new premises licence for 'Mickey's Beach Bar & Restaurant and Café Patisserie Glacerie',

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CASE:

FAREWELL FLEXIBLE FRIEND

29.04.2021

Yesterday the Administrative Court, comprising the President and Chamberlain J, determined that virtual meetings will not be permitted after 7th May 2021, see Hertfordshire CC & others v SoS Housing

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CASE: Local Government

Stoke Poges Campus, School Lane, Bucks SL2 4Q1 APP/N0410/W/20/3264723

27.04.2021

Lisa is representing the Secretary of State for Education in his appeal against the non-determination by Buckinghamshire Council of planning permission for a new multi-purpose building at an Academy in

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CASE: Planning and Environment

Stoke Poges Campus, School Lane, Bucks SL2 4Q1 APP/N0410/W/20/3264723

27.04.2021

Lisa is representing the Secretary of State for Education in his appeal against the non-determination by Buckinghamshire Council of planning permission for a new multi-purpose building at an Academy in

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CASE: Inquests and Inquiries

Shoreham Air Crash disaster - Eighth Hearing

27.04.2021

Gerard Forlin QC appeared in Court yesterday at the eighth hearing where he is acting for 10 of the 11 bereaved families. At the hearing yesterday, Gerard made lengthy submissions to

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CASE: Housing

Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in Croydon LBC v Kalonga

26.04.2021

Croydon LBC granted a flexible tenancy to Ms Kalonga. During the fixed term of the tenancy Croydon instituted a possession claim against Ms Kalonga in the County Court. Because of

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CASE: Public Law and Judicial Review

Court of Appeal Overturns 39 Convictions Following "Biggest Miscarriage of Justice in History"

23.04.2021

The Court of Appeal today gave judgment in the case of Hamilton and Ors v Post Office Limited. The case concerned the convictions of 42 former sub-postmasters found to have

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CASE: Planning and Environment

Extensions in the Green Belt and material changes of use – what’s the proper approach?

16.04.2021

The Bluebell Cemetery appeal raised an important question about the proper interpretation of Green Belt policy – and its outcome, while far from straightforward, is likely to lead to an

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