Case law update: UK case concerning tree preservation order

UK case law update: we discuss the recent case of Burge and another v Gloucestershire Council [2016] UKUT 300 (LC), where the Court decided whether the claimant was entitled to compensation from the local authority for tree root damage caused by an oak protected by a tree preservation order.

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