High Court adjourns proceedings in long running straw bales planning case

Ref. Fidler v Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government (2009)
A famous case of concealment from the planning authority has hit the High Court again, with proceedings for contempt of court now being heard. The case, which concerned a wall of bales erected to hide an elaborate mock-Tudor house with crenelated towers, is commonly cited in planning law…

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High Court balances need to maintain stable family unit with the need to allow effective recovery of debts in novel solution

Ref. Fred Perry (Holdings) Limited v Genis [1 August 2014]
In this case, the High Court sought to find a way to balance conflicting statutes and contrasting commercial and familiar interests, eventually settling on a novel solution…
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