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

This CPDcast aims to discuss the key issues that Claimants need to take into account when dealing with Land Compensation Claims. It examines the basis of the claim, the key general assumptions that should be made and the importance of understanding the nature of the interest in the land. It also discusses the preparation and reference that needs to be made to the Tribunal

After completing the course you will:
  • Know what general assumptions need to be made in relation to Land Compensation Claims;
  • Appreciate the key principles that need to be kept in mind when involved in such a claim;
  • Appreciate the importance of knowing the nature of the interest in the land;
  • Know the rules for assessing compensation;
  • Understand what Rule 6 of the Land Compensation Act 1961 states;
  • Understand what the purpose of the compensation is considered to be;
  • Know why compensation is not confined to the market value of the land;
  • Appreciate the pitfalls that might arise for a claimant;
  • Understand the key issues surrounding preparation and reference to the Tribunal;
  • Know the relevant timings in relation to referring a claim to a Tribunal;
  • Be aware of particular powers that arise from the rules.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Case Update
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Land Compensation Act 1941;
  • Shun Fung [1995] 2 AC 111;
  • The Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Lands Chamber) Rules 2010;
  • Land Compensation Act 1973;
  • Welford v TFL [2011] ewca Civ 129.

In this CPDcast Simon Pickles, a barrister at Landmark Chambers discusses the legal issues surrounding Land Compensation Claims from the perspective of a Claimant particularly the basis of claim, the purpose of compensation and preparation required for the Tribunal.

Podcast added: 26/05/2011

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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