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Compulsory Purchase: Calculating the Claim (1 Day)

Training London, 24 Aug 2017

This lively training course will examine the whole Compulsory Purchase process including the powers available; the documents required; application; declaration; the legislation applicable; the Public Inquiry process; objections and much more.

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The course will also include a number of workshops where delegates will be preparing a mock compensation claim in various circumstances and considering these from the point of view of the Acquiring Authority as well as the claimant.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the process of making a Compulsory Purchase Order
  • Appreciate how the Public Inquiry process works
  • Construct a compensation claim
  • Identify claimable items
  • Confidently present a Compulsory Purchase Claim
  • Understand how the relevant legislation and case law affects claims
  • Calculate the compensation entitlement when no land is taken
  • Implement the necessary procedure to settle disputes

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for experienced, graduate surveyors and property lawyers that might encounter the compulsory acquisition of land during the course of their work.

Course Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course as the basic principles are examined as part of the course.

What is included

  • Comprehensive course manual 
  • Group exercise preparing a mock compensation claim 
  • Certificate of training course attendance
  • Lunch and refreshments


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show full programme
  • An overview of the CPO process
  • Challenging a CPO
  • The components of the Claim
  • Severance and no land taken claims
  • Calculating the claim with a real life scenario where delegates will work in groups with some acting for the Acquiring Authority and others for the claimant
  • The presentation of the claim and responses
  • CPO dispute process

Price excl. VAT

£310.00 for RICS members

£399.00 for non-members