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Protect Dunsfold wins permission for statutory review of decision to allow exploratory oil and gas well in Surrey

Protect Dunsfold has been given permission by the Planning Court to legally challenge a government decision to allow an exploratory oil and gas well to be drilled in Dunsfold, near to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). A statutory review will be...

Friends of the Earth to Appeal Most Recent Court Ruling on UK Financing for Mozambique Gas Project

Friends of the Earth has this week created an appeal with the Supreme Court to continue its legal challenge against the UK government’s decision to approve $1.15 billion of financing for a large gas project in Mozambique. It comes after the Court of Appeal rejected...

Magistrates must be sure of grounds before granting energy providers with entry warrants, says barrister

Following reports of forced entry by energy companies to fit prepayment meters to customers’ homes, Maria Mulla, a Business and Property barrister from No5 Barristers’ Chambers, reveals what should happen before companies can lawfully enter properties. Maria says: “The legal guidance around gaining entry to...