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Kinsey v LB Lewisham – May 2021

High Court Judgment provides important reminder as to the consequences of failures in planning officer’s reports leading to the grant of planning permission – R(Kinsey)  v London Borough of Lewisham & Anor  [2021] EWHC 1286 (Admin) 18th May 2021. The recent High Court decision has highlighted the importance of ensuring that officer reports leading to […]

Tags: General Civil, Property and Planning

Barton Park Estates – May 2021

High Court judgment provides useful reminder and summary of the case law in respect of the interpretation of planning permissions and the scope and effect of conditions as limitations to the permission –  Barton Park Estates Limited v The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, (2) Dartmor National Park Authority [2021] EWHC […]

Tags: General Civil, Property and Planning

Top tips for remote family hearings – November 2020

Setting up for the hearing Picture this, you get the call or email to find out you have a remote hearing in front of your favourite judge next week. What should you do? Firstly, it is important to check who is responsible for setting up the hearing and which platform will be used. Members of […]

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October 2020 – Divorcing A Parent

Divorcing A Parent A spoilt teenager may selfishly cry “I wish you weren’t my mum / dad anymore!” for dramatic effect, but in other families this can be the genuine plea of an abused child. Their desire to cut ties and to restrict the abusive parent’s involvement in their lives is usually understandable but is […]

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