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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

Preparing for a return to office working

Planning a safe and lawful return to the office working environment presents many challenges for landlords and occupiers. Here we explore employment law issues

15 June 2020

Delivering solar DCOs

Development consent has been granted for a solar and energy storage project for the first time

15 June 2020

Listed building enforcement: a new appeal consideration

The recent Supreme Court case of Dill looks to the heart of listed building protection, giving new guidance on whether something is a ‘building’
09 June 2020

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Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. UK on acquisition of Dalquhandy Wind Farm in Scotland

The firm has advised leading global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. UK on the acquisition of Brockwell Energy’s South Lanarkshire wind farm
08 June 2020

High Court provides new guidance on orders made under s119 of the Highways Act 1980

Useful new interpretative guidance on s119 of the Highways Act has been given by the High Court in the case of The Open Spaces Society v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
04 June 2020

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Burges Salmon advises Gladman Developments in landmark Scottish planning case

The firm’s Scottish Planning team has acted for Gladman in its successful appeal to the Court of Session
04 June 2020

Scotland and the “tilted balance” in planning decisions

The Court of Session upholds the use of the tilted balance in cases where there is a shortfall in the housing land supply

03 June 2020

COVID-19: New Regulations enable local authorities in Wales to meet and vote remotely

New Coronavirus Regulations assist local authorities in Wales to continue making decisions as rules are relaxed with regards to physical presence at meetings
19 May 2020
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