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The Rural Housing Push
Recently, the government has announced a number of measures aimed at significantly boosting housing in rural areas. The measures will be introduced through changes to permitted development rights and changes…
By Daniel Addis on Monday 9th April 2018
Solicitor Ben Crystal explains conditional contracts, which can be used when the sale or purchase of a property depends on permissions being granted from a third-party.
By Ben Crystal on Wednesday 28th February 2018
Local authority planning fees: up, up and away?
Senior Planning Consultant Daniel Addis reports on the Government's decision to increase local authority planning fees.
By Daniel Addis on Monday 8th January 2018
Planning for profit
Looking to enhance the value of your property by securing planning permission? Robbie Mather outlines the costly legal loopholes to avoid.
By Robbie Mather on Monday 8th January 2018
Brownfield Land Registers
Senior Planning Consultant, Daniel Addis, outlines the Government's new plan to tackle the chronic undersupply of new housing in the UK.
By Daniel Addis on Friday 3rd November 2017
Planning: Your money back guarantee
Senior Planning Consultant Daniel Addis explains where a planning fee may be refunded after 26 weeks under the government's 'Planning Guarantee'.
By Daniel Addis on Monday 7th August 2017
Agricultural permitted development rights - hold your horses
Senior Planning Consultant, Daniel Addis, gives his advice on undertaking provisional works to start an agricultural development.
By Daniel Addis on Thursday 20th April 2017
Associate Anita Jobling gives advice to homeowners thinking of improving their homes over the Easter break.
By Anita Jobling on Wednesday 12th April 2017
Making a Will: the first steps
Solicitor and Head of Burnetts' Cockermouth Office Tracy Stainton explains how to take the first steps in making a will.
By Tracy Stainton on Monday 27th March 2017
Planning Conditions and Conditions Precedent
Daniel Addis, Senior Planning Consultant, explains planning conditions and why they are used by local planning authorities.
By Daniel Addis on Monday 21st November 2016
Starter Homes: Cracks in the plaster
Daniel Addis reports on the subtle signs of a policy shift from the Government regarding Starter Homes.
By Daniel Addis on Thursday 22nd September 2016
Burnetts has been widely accredited for the quality of its expertise and service across numerous areas of law. Details of our accreditations can be found here:
By Angela Huck on Monday 2nd November 2015