Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) powers have long been an effective tool in the armoury of acquiring authorities to drive forward the delivery of transformational housing, infrastructure and urban regeneration projects. This event will focus on the prominent and key areas of CPO practice. It is aimed at those relatively new to CPO work, and practitioners who offer CPO advice.
London (6 September).
The introduction of the RICS practice statement 'Surveyors Advising In Respect Of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation', and repeated judicial criticism of expert witnesses appearing before the Upper Tribunal and courts, creates an imperative for all practitioners, to carefully consider how they might avoid, or resolve disputes, without resort to litigation, whenever possible. This is a must attend event.
London (12 September).
Within the property profession, compulsory purchase is recognised as one of the most complex areas of legislation and its practice is strewn with pitfalls for those not familiar with its nuances, and particularly in Scotland, its law is rooted in the 1845 Act.
Dundee, Scotland (20 September).
A thorough review of what constitutes best practice, and what can go wrong.
The spotlight is on CPO negotiations and delivery. At its heart, what is the land to be acquired worth? If affected, what is the right amount of compensation to be paid?
London (16 October), Leeds (8 November), Haydock (14 November), Birmingham (6 December).
Principles into Practice
Determining compulsory purchase compensation in a ‘business disturbance’ claim is complex. How is compensation assessed and what are the procedures and rules to follow to deliver fair and full compensation?
Manchester (29 November), London (11 December).