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Compulsory Purchase & Compensation

Compulsory Purchase & Compensation advice

​JLL’s dedicated Compulsory Purchase Advisory team provides a comprehensive Valuation and negotiation service throughout the United Kingdom. Our capability in advising both claimants and acquiring authorities gives us a unique understanding of the process from both sides. The team draws on a wealth of expertise and intelligence from across the firm to create bespoke solutions for all Compulsory Purchase & Compensation (CPC) scenarios for both public and private sector organisations.

Providing a single point of contact

JLL draws upon and manages essential expertise from our Development, Retail Development, Planning and Market Transaction teams providing a broad wealth of knowledge with a single point of contact.

Applying local knowledge across the country

Our local knowledge and teams across the country means that we can provide the right advice to your client needs nationally or locally.

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Our full Compulsory Purchase & Compensation service offering

Acquistion and site assembly

Pre-CPC

  • Initial site assembly cost Valuations

  • Site acquisition strategy

  • CPO procedural management

  • Negotiation with local owner occupiers

  • Advance purchase options

  • Negotiating withdrawal of statutory objections

  • Production and submission of the relevant plans and documentation

  • Expert witness and strategy advice at Public Inquires and Select Committees


Aquisition and site assembly

Post-CPC

  • Service of possession notices

  • Comprehensive claim management

  • Negotiation and settlement of all claims

  • Upper Tribunal (formerly Lands Tribunal) expert witness advice

  • Strategy and advice on Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development (CAAD or Section 17 certificates)


Claimant advice

Pre-CPC

  • Drafting objections and appearance at Public Inquires and Select Committees to support the claimant

  • Negotiating Undertaking agreements

  • Liaising and negotiating with the acquiring authority to sell your interest by agreement

  • Production and submission of the relevant documents and plans for Public Inquiries

  • Providing expert witness advice throughout the inquest


Claimant advice

Post-CPC

  • Comprehensive claim management

  • Negotiating land, building and business compensation

  • Managing relocation claims including loss of profits and business extinguishment claims

  • Upper Tribunal (formerly Lands Tribunal) expert witness advice

  • Strategy and advice on Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development (CAAD or Section 17 certificates)


Other valuation services offered by JLL