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public sector case law updates - hear from our expert, Laura Hughes

22 November 2016
With more planning cases than ever before, Laura Hughes provides a public sector case law update on green belt, neighbourhood plans, viability appraisals, and interpreting of planning permission conditions.

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Legal updates

Prison healthcare at fever pitch

The UK prison system reached fever pitch when, in August this year. An NHS England spokesperson conceded to the Guardian newspaper that conditions can be “challenging” despite the annual £500m funding it presides over, committed to associated health and justice services.


Legal updates

Vesting of highways and ownership of the land

The recent case of London Borough of Southwark and the City of London v Transport for London [2017] EWCA Civ 1220 has provided a timely reminder of the limited vertical extent of highways vested in a highways authority under section 263 of the Highways Act 1980 (The ‘1980 Act’).


Legal updates

Procurement, not-for-profit organisations and remedies...

Following our last update in July 2016, a further decision has been reached in the case of Perinatal Institute (PI) and Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP)[2017] EWHC 1876 (TTC).



Browne Jacobson's guide to public sector commercialisation

With ever more ambitious financial targets being set by central government, the need to look at different ways to make savings, safeguard services and generate income are becoming more important for local authorities, and even central government departments, to some degree.

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