Compulsory Purchase and Compensation

  • Act on behalf of clients confronted with notice from statutory undertakers to carry out works under their statutory powers. Statutory undertakers include, NEDL, Northumbrian Water, National Grid, Highways Authority, Scottish water, Scottish Power, United Utilities etc.
  • Review terms of entry and notice documentation, ensuring entry taken on the correct grounds.
  • Agree robust terms of entry and accommodation works, so as to mitigate loss and disturbance.
  • Record pre-entry condition.
  • Monitor progress of the scheme, monitoring progress and liaising with contractors, trouble shooting problems where necessary.
  • Maximise the value of compensation payable and accommodation works undertaken on behalf of clients.
  • In all instances recover fees from the acquiring authority.