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Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Service

Richard Honey

Publication Date: October 2023

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

Richard Honey practises as a barrister in the fields of public law and environmental law, with particular specialisms in judicial review and High Court statutory challenges, infrastructure projects, compulsory purchase, compensation and land valuation, and commons and village greens. He is called to the Bars of England and Wales and Northern Ireland. He is a member of the Attorney General’s A Panel of junior counsel to the Crown. Richard appears most frequently in the Planning Court and in the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber.

Richard is ranked as a leading barrister in four separate fields in Chambers and Partners: local government; environment; planning; and agriculture and rural affairs. He was the environment/planning junior of the year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards in 2018 (nominated in 2016 also).

Up to date to Issue 46, September 2023