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1. Here you should liaise with your neighbour and seek to extract a payment in consideration for you withdrawing your planning objection. I regret to say that there is no such thing in English law as a "right to light". The planning process is the means whereby people's right to light is reconciled with other users rights. As you are probably aware, giant skyscrapers are built in London every year, without anyone getting compensated for their rights to light being infringed. So I regret to say that you will not be able to get an injunction to stop the development based on your right to light. Nor will you be entitled to damages, I regret to say. You will have to rely upon the planning process to uphold your right to light.