Jul 31, 2020
A district council has consented to the quashing of a lawful development certificate it issued in relation to a railway station building used in the filming of Dad’s Army.
Jul 21, 2020
A council has been fined £100,000 and ordered to pay almost £50,000 in costs after a branch from a tree fell and struck the vehicle of a pregnant mother while she was driving with her two children.
Jul 15, 2020
Two people with disabilities are trying to raise funds for a legal challenge to Government guidance to local authorities on managing pavements for more walking and cycling during the pandemic.
Jul 02, 2020
Cambridgeshire County Council is again locked in litigation with construction contractor BAM Nuttall over its guided busway, seven years after their last dispute was settled.
Jul 01, 2020
Rental electric scooters will be allowed on roads, cycle lanes and tracks in the UK on a trial basis from this Saturday (4 July), the Government has said.
Jun 30, 2020
The Court of Appeal has agreed to hear broadcaster Chris Packham’s appeal regarding an application for permission for judicial review of the Prime Minister’s decision to proceed with the HS2 railway project.
Jun 30, 2020
The Court of Appeal will this week hear an appeal by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) over Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s decision to introduce a congestion charge on minicab drivers.
Jun 22, 2020
The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has called on local authorities not to undertake enforcement action which would result in unnecessarily restricting outdoor stalls.
Jun 17, 2020
A Department for Transport decision to disqualify three bidders from procurement competitions for the South Eastern, East Midlands and West Coast Partnership passenger rail franchises was lawful, a High Court judge has ruled.
Jun 15, 2020
A High Court judge has awarded Blackpool Borough Council £1.1m in damages in a claim for alleged breaches of contract in relation to the design and construction of a new tram depot.
Jun 03, 2020
HS1, which has the 30-year concession to own and operate High Speed 1, the UK’s first section of high speed rail, has appointed four firms to a legal services framework.
Jun 02, 2020
The Court of Appeal has found that a council was liable for an injury suffered by a claimant when she tripped on a tree root on a path constructed in a park by one of its predecessor authorities.
May 29, 2020
A group of residents has failed to win permission for a judicial review challenge over a decision by Birmingham City Council to demolish the A34 Perry Barr flyover.
May 11, 2020
A High Court judge has refused Luton Council permission to bring a judicial review of Central Bedfordshire Council’s decision to approve an application for a major new link road.
May 07, 2020
The Supreme Court has granted the operator of Heathrow Airport and a hotels group permission to appeal over whether the government’s failure to take account of the UK’s climate change commitments, as represented in the Paris Agreement, when deciding whether or not to build a new runway rendered the decision unlawful.
May 07, 2020
A High Court judge has intervened in a property dispute involving the London Borough of Brent after concluding “something has gone wrong in these proceedings” involving the Attorney General.
Apr 27, 2020
Sharpe Pritchard has advised Suffolk County Council on the completed section 106 agreement relating to the proposed SnOasis development near Stowmarket.
Apr 21, 2020
A campaign group has threatened the Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England with a legal challenge to the £27bn Road Investment Strategy 2 (RIS2), which was launched alongside the Budget earlier this year.
Apr 21, 2020
The Department for Transport has issued guidance on advertising traffic regulation orders (TRO) in England during the coronavirus outbreak.
Apr 14, 2020
Broadcaster Chris Packham is to seek permission to appeal a Divisional Court ruling that dismissed his review challenge over the Transport Secretary’s decision to continue with the HS2 rail project.
Apr 06, 2020
The Divisional Court has dismissed a judicial review challenge brought by broadcaster and environmental campaigner Chris Packham over the Transport Secretary’s decision to continue with the HS2 rail project.
Mar 23, 2020
The owner of a field that was compulsorily acquired to provide land for the construction of a link road has lost his appeal over the certificate of appropriate alternative development he was given.
Mar 19, 2020
The High Court has recently granted Green Lanes Environmental Action Movement (“GLEAM”) permission to pursue a claim for judicial review against the Lake District National Park Authority over its refusal to pursue a traffic regulation order (“TRO”) to prohibit or reduce traffic from motorised vehicles, particularly four wheel drives, on two unsealed roads in the Lake District National Park.
Mar 11, 2020
Sunderland City Council has secured a £13,000 costs order against a claimant who said he had suffered a knee injury when he hit a pothole on his motorbike.
Mar 06, 2020
Highways England is to let a £3m contract for advocacy and litigation services covering the support and litigation of network claims (‘Green Claims’) where the organisation will be the legal claimant.