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Latest Property & Land

  • Update: Recent Pitfalls with Overage
    The task of drafting overage provisions has always been onerous. One major concern is to create a regime which covers all eventualities bearing in mind that the overage period may span many years. Such concern is not exclusively for those subject to the overage burden but also applies to those entitled to the benefit of…

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Latest CIL

  • Phased planning permissions and CIL Liability Notices
    The recent decision of Swift J. in Oval Estates (St. Peters’) Limited v Bath & North EastSomerset Council [2020] EWHC 457 (Admin) contained an important consideration of the roleof applications for judicial review in the Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL”) regime. The learned judge also considered in the context of CIL what constitutes a phased planning…
  • The role of judicial review applications in the CIL regime
    The recent decision of Swift J. in Oval Estates (St. Peters) Limited v Bath & North EastSomerset Council [2020] EWHC 457 (Admin) will have a significant impact on the manner inwhich a Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL”) is challenged and the stance taken byauthorities in rebutting such challenges. Statutory procedure – the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations…

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Latest ACV

  • Open spaces and the ACV regime
    Public houses have received great publicity in the context of the Assets of CommunityValue regime. With the changes in the Permitted Development Rights regime making it harderto redevelop a public house the number of contested nominations in relation to them is nowreducing. As a result other areas of ACV dispute have moved to the fore….

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