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Our specialist team of 24 barristers including 4 Queen’s Counsel and 20 Junior Counsel act for both the private and public sector providing legal advice and representation at Appeals, Local Plan and CIL examinations and in the Planning Court, Upper Tier Tribunal, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
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The Community Ownership Fund will provide match funding to ‘community groups’ to assist in the purchase of local facilities, community assets and amenities.
A judgment from the Court of Appeal, involving the ex-Police college at Bramshill in Hampshire, gives some important insight into how heritage harm should be approached.
The Secretary of State’s powers to call-in planning applications have been prominent in the North West in recent months.
The Environment Bill 2019-20 has rightly been described as 'landmark legislation' but its speed of travel has been glacial. What can we expect and when?
A recent Manchester City Council case shows the importance of understanding and complying with air quality guidance in planning applications.
Across the UK, take-up of industrial and logistics space has exceeded the long-term annual average of 14m sq ft every year bar one over the past 13 years.
The powers available to Local Authorities are increasingly being used as a vehicle to secure development and regeneration.
Last month, Stockport hammered the nail in the coffin of the latest iteration of the GMSF. And then there were nine.