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Burges Salmon advises Snowdonia Pumped Hydro on first pumped storage NSIP application for Glyn Rhonwy project

Planning and Energy lawyers from Burges Salmon have advised Snowdonia Pumped Hydro on its application to the Planning Inspectorate for a £160 million hydro-electric storage facility in Snowdonia.

Burges Salmon advises Orange Mountain Bikes on its sale to Bairstows

Corporate lawyers from Burges Salmon have advised the shareholders of Orange Mountain Bikes (OMB) on the sale of the company to Bairstows, its main UK frame supplier.

Burges Salmon advises Isle of Wight Council on new waste collection contract

Resource and Waste Management lawyers from Burges Salmon have advised the Isle of Wight Council on its new long term integrated waste management contract with Amey. 

Legal updates

The taxing subject of compensation

In January 2014, ESC D33 was amended to cap the automatic exemption at £500,000 for payments where there is no underlying assets. A claim has to be made in writing to HMRC for the exemption to apply to amounts in excess of the cap.

Landlord's right to forfeit versus tenant's administration pre-pack assignment

In September 2014 administrators were appointed over Strada restaurants (trading under SSRL Realisations Limited). The restaurant was tenant of a unit in a shopping centre in Bloomsbury.

Supreme Court rules in favour of ex-wives to re-open divorce proceedings

The Supreme Court has today decided that the cases of Sharland v Sharland and Gohil v Gohil (which were jointly heard by the Supreme Court in June 2015) should be re-examined by the High Court.

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Planning & CPO - Autumn 2015

Our Autumn newsletter covers the role of public interest in CPOs, material considerations and the TVG provisions of The Planning (Wales) Act 2015.

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Environment and Energy Law - Autumn 2015

This edition covers President Obama's speech at the GLACIER Conference in Alaska, the intentional flooding of Wallasea Island and more.