Colin Cottage, Ardent

Company | Ardent
Job Position | Partner


Colin is a Senior Director at Ardent as has worked in the property industry for 30 years. He has specialised in providing advice in relation to compulsory purchase, compensation and development viability for more than 15 years. Colin has wide ranging experience of advising Acquiring Authorities in relation to compulsory purchase orders across London and the South east and was one of the London Development Agencies lead advisors for the Olympic CPO. Colin also represents land owners and occupiers affected by compulsory acquisition in locations across the UK.

Colin is one of the countries most experienced compensation expert witnesses and has provided oral evidence in the Lands Chamber, at Public Inquiry and in the High Court. Colin was Chairman of the Compulsory Purchase Association in 2016-17 and continues to sit on a number of the Association’s Sub-Committees.


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