Jul 22, 2021
Waste recycling business wins stay in battle with council over appropriate forum to resolve EcoPark dispute
Suez Recycling and Recovery Surrey has won a stay of proceedings in a dispute with Surrey County Council over the provision of waste infrastructure.
Jul 13, 2021
Government to review Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects regime in bid to halve process time for some projects
The Government has launched an operational review of the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP) regime with the aim of some projects going through the process in up to half the time than at present.
Jun 17, 2021
District and county at loggerheads after legal advice leads to rejection of £15m Housing Infrastructure Fund grant for relief road
A row has erupted between Melton Borough Council and Leicestershire County Council after the latter refused on legal advice to accept a £15m government grant.
Jun 14, 2021
Cambridge college loses judicial review challenge over Government refusal to grant European Regional Development Fund support
A Cambridge college has lost an action over whether it should have received a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) grant towards a biomedical laboratories project, despite succeeding on one point in a judicial review.
Jun 02, 2021
A local activist group has lost a challenge at the Court of Appeal to the London Borough of Southwark’s grant of planning permission for a major redevelopment of the Elephant and Castle area.
May 31, 2021
A High Court judge has rejected a judicial review challenge over the lawfulness of regulations that extinguished contractors’ right to Local Government Pension Scheme “exit credits” with retrospective effect.
May 31, 2021
The Tees Valley Combined Authority is to establish a group-wide legal services framework agreement worth an estimated £5m-7.5m over four years.
May 18, 2021
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has criticised the way a North Yorkshire district council administered a discretionary grant scheme which was designed to help businesses impacted by Covid-19.
May 17, 2021
Harlow District Council has named five law firms to a £4m, four-year contract to support its in-house legal team in delivering advice for major projects.
May 12, 2021
The DVLA has handed law firm Gowling WLG a two-year contract worth more than £830,000 to advise on the expiry of a major PFI agreement.