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S 17 certificates of appropriate alternative developmentIn order to assist the assessment of compensation in certain circumstances, section 17 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Gregory Jones QC and David Graham of Francis Taylor Building 22nd Sep
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Compulsory purchase—compensationCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 22nd Sep
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When does the ability to apply for a certificate of appropriate alternative development arise when an interest is proposed to be acquired pursuant to...
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For land compensation following confirmation of a compulsory purchase order, what is the time period within which a claimant must submit an...
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Produced in partnership with David Brammer 10th Aug
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Where an investment owner does not physically occupy a property, will they still qualify for compensation under either a blight notice or compulsory...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of No 5 Chambers 10th Aug
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What are the consequences where an acquiring authority fails to serve notice on the correct owner of land which has been compulsorily purchased, where...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Willmore 10th Aug
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In relation to a confirmed compulsory purchase order, can the local authority continue to negotiate voluntary buy backs with leaseholders after a...
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Produced in partnership with Jo Hannah of Winckworth Sherwood 10th Aug
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What is the limitation period for submission of a claim for injurious affection and/or disturbance following completion of constructions works?In the...
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10th Aug
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What guidance is available for the making of a reference to the Upper Tribunal in respect of a claim for compensation under a compulsory purchase...
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10th Aug
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Is any type of a Compulsory Purchase Order (under the Planning Act 2008, Electricity Act 1989, etc) subject to disclosure rules in terms of evidence?...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Norton Rose Fulbright 10th Aug
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Statutory blightWhat is statutory blight?Blight occurs when the value of a property is reduced because of proposed development or public works, which...
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