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Compulsory Purchase & Land Compensation - In Association with Landmark Chambers CPD Training Bundle
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to examine the key issues surrounding Land Compensation Claims from the perspective of an Acquiring Authority. It examines the nature of such a claim, the duties of a claimant and how the value of a claim is assessed. It also discusses the Tribunal's Case Management Powers and the offer process

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the general concerns of an Acquring Authority when dealing with a Land Compensation Claim;
  • Know what dictates the nature of a claim in this context;
  • Understand the claimant's duty in a Land Compnesation Claim;
  • Know what the acquiring authority's priorities should be when dealing with such a claim;
  • Be aware of the limitation issues;
  • Know how one goes about assessing the value of the claim;
  • Appreciate the importance of taking into account planning considerations in relation to the land;
  • Know what the Tribunal's Case Management powers are in this context;
  • Understand what is involved in formulating an offer;
  • Know what happens when an offer is made;
  • Appreciate what litigation strategy should be implemented.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Case Update
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Land Compensation Act 1961;
  • ARC Ltd v Hillingdon LBC [1999];
  • Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Land Chamber) Rules 2010;
  • Lands Chamber Practice Directions 2010;
  • Urban Edge [2009];
  • Purfleet Farms Ltd v Secretary of State [2003] 1 P & CR.

In this CPDcast Timothy Mould QC, a barrister at Landmark Chambers looks at Land Compensation Claims from the Acquiring Authority's perspective, namely the nature and value of such claim and the key procedural points.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-04-02

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