You are looking at this page because an event has occurred which affects your property or the property of someone you know, prompting you to ask whether an Authority is entitled to pursue its proposal or whether there is an entitlement to compensation.

Some Acts of Parliament (e.g. Local Government Act, Water Act) require authorities to strictly comply with the procedures set out in the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986.  Other Acts permit negotiation to occur before an Authority can seek compulsory land acquisition powers as a last resort. This area is complex.

If either of the following categories apply to you or are close to your circumstances, you may find some useful information to assist you:-

Owner – Click here for more information

Tenant / Licensee – Click here for more information

Mortgagee – Click here for more information

Easement Acquisition – Click here for more information

Western Roads Upgrade – Click here for more information

If you cannot find a hypothetical category which is close to your circumstances, we also invite you to call or email us to discuss your issue with one of our solicitors, without obligation, to determine whether or not you may have a claim for compensation.

Our Compulsory Land Acquisition team has over 70 years combined experience in compulsory land acquisition and compensation matters.