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local authority acquisition and disposal of land - hear from our experts

24 July 2019

Ongoing austerity requires authorities to 'sweat their assets' and land holdings are a significant focus for the generation of revenue and capital. 

In this webinar, Richard Barlow, Zo Hoida and Neil Walker cover commercial and public law considerations in relation to:

  • Powers to acquire land
  • Powers to invest through land acquisition including investment purchases
  • Potential barriers to disposal
  • Planning permission
  • Powers to dispose of land
  • Pre-conditions relating to disposal of land
  • A capital receipt or a revenue stream
  • Development vehicles and options
  • Who do you need to be able to satisfy as to the legality of land transactions.

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Richard Barlow

Richard Barlow

Partner

Richard specialises in administrative, local authority liability and environmental law; experienced in countryside and environmental litigation.

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Neil Walker

Neil Walker

Legal Director

Neil Walker specialises in development, regeneration and investment acquisitions, acting for local authorities. Neil also deals with the property aspects of services outsourcing and other public sector projects, and delivers client seminars.

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