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Village green risk – Supreme Court confirms threat of 'dual use' scenarios

Town and village green registration is possible on land where there is ongoing commercial use that is compatible with the public’s use
10 May 2021


Planning and Compulsory Purchase Webinar Series 2021

The second of our quarterly webinars 'Town and Village Greens – a Constraint on Development', takes place on Wednesday 12 May.
21 April 2021

Public path diversion orders: court confirms privacy and security can be considered

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that decision-makers may take into account factors beyond those set out in 119(6) of the Highways Act 1980

15 April 2021


Webinar on-demand: Scottish Planning Case Law Update

In this on-demand webinar, we consider the key Scottish planning cases of 2020
09 April 2021

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Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. UK on ten-turbine Scottish wind farm acquisition

The firm has advised leading global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. UK on the acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm from Blue Energy
19 February 2021

Court of Appeal case provides guidance on application of NPPF paragraph 11(d)

We look at the tilted balance, the facts of Paul Newman New Homes Ltd v MHCLG [2021] EWCA Civ 15 and highlight key practical points arising from the case

09 February 2021

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Burges Salmon advises Bio Capital on refinancing of UK anaerobic digestion portfolio

The firm has advised the Bio Capital platform, owned by Equitix and Helios, on the refinancing of its anaerobic digestion assets
08 February 2021


Webinars on-demand: Planning and Compulsory Purchase webinar series 2020

In this on-demand webinar series we cover a range of topical issues led by planning and compulsory purchase specialists
14 December 2020

Overlapping planning permissions: which one is valid?

Court of Appeal endorsement of High Court’s conclusions on principles for determining the validity of overlapping consents. We highlight the key points for landowners, developers and local authorities
23 November 2020

Tilted Balance – it was good while it lasted?

Following the Court of Session decision in Gladman v Scottish Ministers, Scottish government is proposing to delete the presumption in favour of sustainable development from Scottish Planning Policy
22 July 2020

Garden communities: current thinking and proposed changes to the planning system

Garden Communities remain firmly on the development agenda. We consider recent events and proposals in relation to garden communities
13 July 2020


Webinar on-demand: Gladman v Scottish Ministers - Scotland and the Tilted Balance

In this webinar we focus on the Court of Session's recent judgement in Gladman v Scottish Ministers, and how the Court's interpretation of SPP affects planning decision making in Scotland
01 July 2020
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