Sep 16, 2020
The government has extended protection for commercial tenants from eviction until the end of the year, the Communities Secretary has announced.
Sep 03, 2020
Liverpool’s elected mayor has stepped in to prevent a zip wire attraction being built in the city centre after conservation group the Victorian Society threatened legal action.
Aug 19, 2020
Charnwood Borough Council has invoked a medieval charter to protect an 800-year-old market from a new local rival.
Aug 18, 2020
Thurrock Council has this month obtained an interim High Court injunction preventing any further unauthorised development on more than 100 acres of Green Belt land.
Aug 13, 2020
City and County of Cardiff Council did not breach the Equality Act 2010, when it issued a compulsory purchase order for a house owned by a former council building surveyor.
Aug 05, 2020
Judge gives reasons for granting interim injunction prohibiting anti-HS2 protesters from overnight sleeping and other acts on council land next to construction site
A High Court judge has issued his reasons for last month granting Hillingdon Council a limited interim injunction preventing a number of named defendants and persons unknown from doing certain acts on land at Harefield Moor owned by the council and adjoining the site of construction works for part of the HS2 railway line.
Aug 04, 2020
A High Court judge has dismissed a bid by a landlord to have set aside an arbitrator’s award that favoured a council as tenant of a city centre property.
Jul 29, 2020
Two applicants have been told they cannot claim adverse possession of council-owned land which is not adjacent to their own.
Jul 27, 2020
District appoints City law firm to £700k contract for legal advice on commercial property acquisitions
Uttlesford District Council has appointed international law firm Hogan Lovells to act as its legal representative on the acquisition of a number of commercial properties.
Jul 21, 2020
Planning shake-up begins with laws allowing demolition of unused buildings for new homes, and homeowners to build two additional storeys
The Government has laid laws in Parliament today (21 July 2020) that will mean full planning applications will not be required to demolish and rebuild unused buildings as homes.