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Planning: top ten court rulings of 2017 - Cornerstone Barristers appears in four of them

15.12.2017

In the top 10 court rulings of 2017 that carry the biggest implications for planning, our barristers appear in the following 4 cases:
  • Gladman Developments Ltd v Secretary of State for....

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    Supreme Court gives definitive guidance on duty to give reasons for the grant of planning permission and opens door to future challenges

    07.12.2017

    When a local authority planning committee grants planning permission for a controversial development against the advice of its own planning officers, what legal duty, if any, does it have to....

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    Fares Fair: R (Rostron) v Guildford Borough Council

    06.12.2017

    A High Court challenge to hackney carriage fares set by Guildford Borough Council has been dismissed. In the first ever reported case on the topic, a range of public and....

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    Is Wales heading towards a coherent planning code? Law Commission publishes proposals for consultation

    05.12.2017

    Planning Law in Wales, the consultation published last week by the Law Commission, is a detailed assessment of the planning system, and its statutory framework, with particular concern for the....