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Compulsory Purchase

DATE: 01 Jan 2007

Advised major oil company in reference to Lands Tribunal in relation to claim arising out of acquisition of land for a new highway with the benefit of planning permission for a service station and related development. This raised the very important issue of the application of the Court of Appeal decision in (1) Terence Welford (2) Colin Philips (3) IOD Skip Hire Ltd v EDF Energy Networks (LPN) Ltd (2007) 24 EG 170 to a loss of profits claim where the business hadn't been commenced.