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Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service

Guy Roots QC

ISBN: 9781845928674

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Publication Date: July 2020

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service

Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service

An authoritative and user-friendly looseleaf service on the compulsory purchase of land and compensation. Designed and written with the busy practitioner in mind, it sets out in convenient narrative form practice, procedure, policy and valuation with full cross-referencing to the relevant cases, statutory provision and policy circulars. It also includes a full explanation of the scope of powers to acquire land compulsorily and the exercise of the powers and principles of compensation, alongside the relevant statutory materials. Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service will prove invaluable for all practitioners working in this field, particularly lawyers, surveyors and valuers acting for both landowners and acquiring authorities. Updates are charged for individually.

About the author

Guy Roots QC is a barrister specialising in town and country planning, environment, compulsory purchase and compensation, rating and valuation, and other local government and administrative law subjects. He is particularly well known for his experience in relation to compulsory purchase and compensation. Examples of major schemes in which he has been involved include: the London Olympic Games in 2012, regeneration of Greenwich Peninsula, the Windsor and Maidenhead Flood Relief Scheme, Heathrow Terminal 5, Channel Rail Link and Crossrail. He has appeared in many leading compensation cases in the Lands Tribunal, Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) and the Courts. He has also appeared in the Lands Tribunal and Court of Appeal in Hong Kong, in the Grand Court and the Court of Appeal in the Cayman Islands, in a Board of Assessment in the British Virgin Islands and in the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. He is a past Chairman of the Planning and Environment Bar Association. He is General Editor of Bloomsbury Professional's looseleaf publication 'Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service' and Bloomsbury Professional's 'The Law of Compulsory Purchase'.

Up to date to Issue 41, July 2020