Oct 15, 2021
A council's decision to reject plans for a 167-home development to be built on Green Belt land has been overturned by a planning inspector.
Oct 14, 2021
Planning and public law barrister Kate Olley, formerly of Landmark Chambers, is joining Francis Taylor Building as a tenant with immediate effect.
Oct 11, 2021
The London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust has launched a legal challenge to the Secretary of State's decision to grant planning permission for a Holocaust Memorial and learning centre in a park bordering the Palace of Westminster.
Oct 07, 2021
A three-way row has erupted between Norfolk Constabulary, the Broads Authority and a council leader over a planning decision affecting a river bank site.
Sep 30, 2021
Wales has issued the UK’s toughest planning guidance on development in flood zones, which will effectively bar new homes in these areas unless strong defences are provided.
Sep 22, 2021
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has accepted that he must redetermine the Stonehenge road tunnel project after his High Court defeat last month.
Sep 21, 2021
The Welsh Government has launched a new programme to simplify planning and historic environment law, as part of a long-term plan to create Codes of Welsh law.
Sep 21, 2021
A property owner in London who built a number of extensions and converted them into seven flats and two bedsits, all without planning permission, has been ordered to pay more than £144,000.
Sep 21, 2021
Court of Appeal to live stream contempt of court appeal next week from builder of “Britain’s biggest man cave”
The Court of Appeal will next week hear an appeal by a defendant found in contempt of court for failing to demolish a leisure building housing a cinema and bowling alley that he was ordered to take down in 2018.
Sep 16, 2021
Camden Council has condemned disturbances at its planning committee last week when members of the public shouted obscenities at councillors.
Sep 13, 2021
Leading planning, property and public law chambers set up mentoring scheme for under-represented groups at the Bar
Five sets of chambers that specialise in planning, property and public law – Cornerstone Barristers, Field Court Chambers, FTB Chambers, Kings Chambers and Landmark Chambers – have set up a mentoring scheme for underrepresented groups at the Bar.
Sep 09, 2021
Council forced to go down judicial review route after planning permissions issued in error during software testing
A blunder during software testing has led Swale Borough Council to issue five planning decisions which it must now overturn by judicial review.