A compulsory purchase order is a forced sale or sterilisation of land typically to a state or semi state body.
Being faced with a forced sale of land or property can be one of the most stressful matters to try and deal with. Questions such as “do I have to sell?” or “do I have to take the price being offered?” often arise. Clarke Jeffers have a wealth of experience dealing with all scales of compulsory purchase orders, from the National Roads Authority, to local authorities, to the ESB and various other state bodies including NAMA. We will help you to identify your options and assist in guiding you through the process. We provide solid and experienced representation to ensure maximum benefit to you to together with receipt of your compensation in the fastest time possible.
The firm can also provide advice and assistance on county development plans including the preparation of and submission of objections and observations.
We have over 30 years’ experience in dealing with Compulsory Purchase Orders and representing farmers, individuals, businesses and sporting groups. We recognise that our clients have only one opportunity to negotiate the best deal they can when served with such an Order. Our expertise and experience in this area allow us to provide every advantage to our clients.
Specialist areas include:
• Advising on notice to treat and notice of entry
• Wayleave agreements
• Rights of way
• An Bord Pleanála Oral hearings
• Judicial review proceedings challenging CPOs
• Public hearing representation
• Arbitration hearings
• Transfer of property