The Land Compensation Claims Protocol: 2 Year Review - Compulsory Purchase Association

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The Land Compensation Claims Protocol -
Two Year Review

Date: Thursday 2nd July 2020
Timings: Registration 14.25; Start 14.30; Finish 16.10
CPD Hours: 1.5 hours CPD
Location: Virtual Seminar
Fee: Free
The use of CPO powers remains a key tool in assembling land for property development, regeneration and renewal; for schemes large and small.  

The CPO and compensation landscape has been transformed in the past decade and continues to develop new and effective practices.  

In recent years, The CPA’s Land Compensation Claims Protocol (adopted in 2018) was created and published as a benchmark standard for the conduct of land compensation claims by promoters, claimants and their advisors.

The protocol is almost two years old and the CPA are reviewing its impact and will look ahead to consider the Protocol’s role and potential changes required to continue to shape and improve the conduct of compensation cases.

If you would like to take part in the survey, click here
Programme:
How Did We Get To Here? – An Introduction from the Chair
David Holland, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Why the need for the protocol?
  • The catalysts for change
  • Whose protocol?
  • What weight does it carry?

What Does the Protocol Say: An Overview of the Protocol Provisions
Paul Astbury, Partner and Head of Compulsory Purchase, Carter Jonas
  • Key aims and principles
  • Who has to abide by it?
  • Behaviours expected from promoters and claimant advisors

Consequences for Non-Compliance
David Holland
  • Consequences for non-compliance and review of Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) decisions

What Next?
David Holland and Paul Astbury
      • Assessment of impact of the protocol on conduct of claims:
      • What is the level of uptake and usage in the market? Review of survey results
      • Issues that have come to our attention from the survey
      • Looking ahead - what next for the protocol and wider measures to improve conduct of compensation claims.

        Question & Answer Session

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