2019

News and Legal Cases/Activity from Prospect Law

February:

  • Nuclear: Prospect instructed to advise on terms to govern the transportation of hazardous materials (February 2019)
  • Commercial: Prospect instructed by a major US based engineering corporation on various UK company law matters (February 2019)
  • Planning Law: Prospect obtains permission from Robin Purchase QC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, to challenge the decision of a planning inspector dismissing an Enforcement Notice issued by a local authority, under section 289 of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act – see link to the order of the High Court granting permission here (February 2019)
  • Property Law: Prospect instructed to settle a long-running dispute concerning boundary and easement issues delaying the development of a livery yard in the East Midlands (February 2019)
  • Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise on terms for the development of gas network infrastructure (February 2019)
  • Public Law: Prospect instructed to advise a local authority client on how to enforce a High Court Order granting costs in respect of an application for a Restraint Order in a planning dispute (February 2019)
  • Judicial Review: Prospect instructed to issue a pre-action protocol letter before claim concerning an application for permission to Judicially Review a decision by the South Downs National Park Authority relating to development near East Meon in Hampshire (February 2019)
  • Litigation: Prospect settles a contractual dispute concerning the provision of educational services by a UK consultancy company to US based clients (February 2019)
  • Commercial and Wind Power: Prospect instructed to perfect the security on a >£1m renewable energy loan from a UK banking group for a wind turbine (February 2019)
  • Middle-East: Prospect invited to speak at a talk hosted by Strategy International on the development of renewable energy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (February 2019).
  • Commercial: Prospect instructed to draft documentation regarding a partnership dissolution and the division and registration of assets (February 2019)
  • Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise on the operation of framework agreements under the Public Contracts Regulations (February 2019)
  • Planning Law: Prospect instructed to advise on the application of the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) to a HMO in North London (February 2019)
  • Environmental Law: Prospect instructed to advise in respect of a High Court injunction application to prevent a local authority from carrying out direct action to remove a harmful development in South-West London (February 2019)
  • Immigration Law: Prospect instructed to apply for a Tier 5 Sponsorship License for a charity worker to enter the UK (February 2019)

January:

  • Nuclear and Commercial: Prospect instructed to advise on the operation of target cost mechanisms in the nuclear industry (January 2019)
  • Select Committee Appearance: Prospect Law’s William Wilson attends as a speaker at Parliament’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, giving oral evidence on Brexit related environmental law issues – see link to a recording of the Select Committee session (January 2019)
  • Public Law: Prospect instructed to draft a Judicial Review pre-action protocol compliant letter before claim concerning decision making by BEIS affecting a project to import renewable energy generated electric power into the UK national grid (January 2019)
  • Nuclear: Prospect instructed to advise on regulatory matters related to the remediation of radioactive contamination (January 2019)
  • Litigation: Prospect instructed to advise in relation to US threatened litigation involving the supply of UK based education services (January 2019)
  • Planning and Environmental Law: Prospect issues an application for committal for breach of an injunction issued under section 187B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 requiring compliance with a planning enforcement notice (January 2019)
  • Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise on NEC based nuclear supply chain contracts (January 2019)
  • Conference: Prospect Law attends the 2019 UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) together with UCL, ClientEarth and WWF Conference on A first response to the Environment Bill: The New Body, The Courts and the future of Environmental Law in London – see link to the event programme and speaker biographies (January 2019)
  • Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to draft heads of terms and contract documentation for a new commercial venture at an agricultural estate in the East Midlands (January 2019)
  • Article: Prospect invited to write an article for 24Hour Housing Magazine considering the implications for local authorities of the case of Brent Council v Sanjay Shah & Others for the use of POCA 2002 in unlawful HMO use prosecutions (January 2019)
  • Nuclear: Prospect instructed to advise on regulatory matters related to remediation of radioactive contamination (January 2019)
  • Planning Law: Prospect issues a High Court challenge against a planning inspector’s decision under s.289 of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act (January 2019)
  • Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to finalise commercial arrangements with HMRC arising from the MBO of a major UK architectural practice (January 2019)