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Crichel Down Rules – recent case law on ‘material change’ and ‘threat of compulsion’


The recent High Court case of R (Charlesworth) v Crossrail Ltd and another [2018] EWHC 915 (Admin) considers the application of the Crichel Down rules (“Rules”) in the context of […]

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Real Estate Refresh Crichel Down Rules – Part 1


What are the Rules? The Crichel Down rules (“the Rules”) regulate the disposal of government land that has become surplus to requirements and has been identified for disposal by the […]

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Legal Update: Would I lie to you? Court of Protection approves the administration of medication by deception


Re AB [2016] EWCOP 66 The Court of Protection approves the administration by deception of an HIV treatment regime in the best interests of a woman who lacks capacity. Background […]

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Japanese knotweed – a nuisance?


Two recent County Court decisions have tackled the issue of Japanese knotweed in the context of private nuisance claims between neighbouring landowners. It is important that NHS Trust estates teams […]

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