Leeds Group Plc v (1) Leeds City Council; (2) Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, (3) Jones [2012] 1 WLR 1561

01 Jan 2018

Planning and Environment

A judicial review in which the appellant (unsuccessfully) argued that to apply the definition of a Town and Village Green brought in by the CROW Act 2000 to use of land prior to that enactment would be contrary to the presumption against retrospective legislation and breach their Protocol 1, Article 1 ECHR rights.  Rob appeared for the interested party, making both written and oral submissions to the Court of Appeal.