Noise and Nuisance

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UK government launches 25-year environment plan

An article detailing the UK government's recently released 25-year environment plan.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 17 January 2018 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

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Limitation (Prescription) turned on its head - a ticking time bomb for Scottish law contracts

While only affecting contracts under Scottish law in the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts, a Supreme Court case has turned on its head the position on the limitation period (prescription period under Scottish law) that has been in place for some 40 years, as Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 01 September 2014 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

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Sentencing guidelines for environmental offences - greater scrutiny and bigger fines

The Sentencing Guidelines for Environmental Offences have now been published and will be in use in courts in England and Wales from 1 July this year. They are likely to lead to larger fines for corporate offenders, with fine ranges up to £3m - in this briefing, Eversheds looks at the details.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 30 May 2014 | Practice Area: Mining

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Waking the neighbours - Supreme Court revisits nuisance law after Biffa

Common law has long provided assistance when a person's right to enjoy their land is infringed by the activities of their neighbours. But as the demand for land grows, nuisance law is becoming more relevant to businesses. Bond Dickinson looks at a recent Supreme Court case which tackled this issue.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 22 April 2014 | Practice Area: Planning and Development

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Nuisance and distress - real estate legal update

In this real estate briefing, Macfarlanes looks at what the new Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery procedure will mean for landlords troubled by defaulting tenants, as well as a recent Supreme Court case which provides useful guidance on the current state of the law on private nuisance.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 April 2014 | Practice Area: Commercial Property

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Light at the end of the tunnel - right of light and the Supreme Court ruling in Coventry v Lawrence

Following a number of recent cases, developers have been negotiating in the knowledge that an injunction is likely to be granted where the development would interfere with the access of light to a neighbouring property. However, a recent Supreme Court case may herald a change, as Shoosmiths reports.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 19 March 2014 | Practice Area: Commercial Property

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When is protesting, protesting too much? The legal options for companies under fire

The cause championed by anti-fracking protestors has touched on concerns which are shared by members of the wider public. The problem for companies operating in the sector is how to respond when protestors' tactics cross the line into unlawful conduct. Eversheds looks at the legal options.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 29 January 2014 | Practice Area: Rights over land

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The way the wind blows - pre-application consultation now compulsory for onshore wind farm developments

New legislation has come into force that will make pre-application consultation compulsory for virtually all proposed onshore wind farms. In this briefing, Eversheds looks at the legislation, the new requirements and offers some pointers for developers.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 08 January 2014 | Practice Area: Construction

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Environmental Civil Sanctions: be prepared for 4 January

The Environment Agency intends to impose new civil sanctions on individuals and companies who commit certain environmental offences from 4 January 2011. This briefing from Nabarro considers the civil sanctions, the EA’s proposed approach and the implications for business.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 09 November 2010 | Practice Area: Pollution of air, land and water

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Consultative decision-making & delayed take-off at Heathrow

On 26 March, the High Court gave judgment in the case of R (on the application of Hillingdon Borough and others) v Secretary of State for Transport - a judicial review of the Government's decision to continue its support for the construction of a controversial third runway at Heathrow Airport.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 08 April 2010 | Practice Area: Litigation

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