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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Posted in Case Updates

Light relief for developers?

In the first rights of light case to follow the Supreme Court’s decision in Coventry -v- Lawrence a county court has refused an injunction to prevent interference with rights of light. The case of Scott -v- Aimiuwu concerned two neighbouring houses in Potters Bar. Mr and Mrs Aimiuwu built a substantial extension to the rear

Posted in Planning

Ignore objectors at your peril, developer told by court

A recent High Court judgment reminds developers of the danger of ignoring planning objections, even those from seemingly unthreatening third parties. Gloucestershire renewables firm Ecotricity, famous not only for the marital complications of its former-hippie founder, Dale Vince, is also a prominent developer of wind farms.  But its plans for a two-turbine scheme in Norfolk,