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The Editor speaks

21.05.2018

By Josef Cannon The Cornerstone team has as usual been busy across the leisure sector since the last newsletter. As Ben du Feu's round-up below indicates, our barristers have been instructed....

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Inspector’s Preliminary Findings into Rugby Local

17.05.2018

In a sweeping success for local residents' group, Stand Against Lodge Farm Village (SALFV), Inspector Mike Hayden has found the proposed allocation of 1,500 homes in open countryside at Lodge....

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Mitigation measures must be IGNORED when carrying out screening assessments under the Habitats Directive

17.05.2018

Introduction In an important judgment which will have ramifications for all involved with proposed development near to European Sites (i.e. SACs, SPAs), the CJEU has ruled that mitigation measures cannot be....

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Contract Law in the Supreme Court: a sensible break with the common law?

16.05.2018

How often does the Supreme Court tackle fundamental issues of contract law? Rarely, but Lord Sumption notes that today's case of Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd....