1st Annual (2017)

Compulsory Purchase for Major Infrastructure Projects

Wednesday 01 November 2017

1st Annual (2017)

Compulsory Purchase for Major Infrastructure Projects

An essential guide to managing compulsory purchase and land assembly for DCOs
Wednesday 01 November 2017 Burges Salmon, London
Understanding how compulsory acquisition fits with the rest of your project is an essential element to getting it right. This unique event offers practical guidance and expert insight on how to successfully manage compulsory purchase as part of your nationally significant infrastructure project application. Exploring in-depth how to complete all aspects from early engagement and land referencing through to examination and issue specific hearings.

Highlights of attending:

  • Hear lessons from expert compulsory purchase practitioners on the key challenges to take away and apply to your project
  • Explore how to undertake land referencing and to identify those with land interests
  • Receive the latest insight on recent changes to policy and how they might impact on your development
  • Learn what powers are available and how to demonstrate a compelling case for your scheme

Companies who have attended other events in the major infrastructure series: 

Aggregate Industries
Ashford Borough Council
Bircham Dyson Bell
Capita GL Hearn
Carmarthenshire County Council
Clyde & Co
Construction News
Cory Environmental
Counter Context
DLA Piper
DONG Energy
Environment Agency
Gateley Hamer

GL Hearn
Heathrow Airport
Herbert Smith Freehills
Huntingdonshire District Council
LDA Design
Marine Management Organisation
National Grid
National Trust
Natural England
No5 Chambers
North Somerset Council
Pegasus Group
Remarkable Group
Ricardo Energy & Environment

RWE Generation
Scottish Power
South Gloucestershire Council
South Northamptonshire Council
South Northants Council
SP Energy Networks
Suffolk County Council
Sunderland & South Tyneside Councils
The Consultation Institute
The Planning Inspectorate
The Planning Portal
Triton Knoll
Western Power Distribution

Register now - online, by email or by calling 0207 067 1597.

"Extremely informative, succinct and clear delivery of a complex subject area."

S. Rowe, London Borough of Bexley 

Informative and interesting

Why should I attend?

This is a focused event which will explore how to conduct compulsory purchase as part of your NSIP application. It is a must attend to help you understand how to successfully approach the process, reducing risks and adding certainty.

Who will I meet?

The event brings together everyone involved with land assembly including:

  • Promoters 
  • Land owners
  • Compulsory purchase professionals
  • Planning lawyers and consultants
  • Local authorities
  • Surveyors

Find out more:

Expert insight and guidance on compulsory purchase (article by Gillian Lang, Senior Project Manager at ScottishPower Renewables and Ashley Parry Jones, Head of Profession – Land Referencing at WSP)


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