Compulsory purchase and compensation expert joins Walton & Co

Leading specialist in compulsory purchase and compensation matters, Phil Maude has recently joined Walton & Co to complement the firm’s service offering.

With over 40 years providing strategic and operational advice in the planning sector and more recently in the field of compulsory purchase and compensation, Phil’s expertise is far-reaching.

He has worked on a number of high profile cases across the country including the leading compensation case on the Olympic site.  Having regularly acted for both claimants and acquiring authorities, Phil is an expert on compensation claims with extensive experience of taking cases through the Upper Tribunal and mediation.

“We are thrilled to have Phil on board. Not only does his joining expand our industry offering to current and future clients, but he will provide a mentoring role for our wider team, said Walton & Co Managing Principal, David Walton.

Maude says “I am delighted to be assisting David and his team advising clients in this specialist field.”


About waltonandco

Planning Law firm based in Leeds. Advising upon major infrastructure projects and more complicated negotiations is our forte but we are experienced in all aspects of planning law and policy. In the latest rankings within Chambers UK 2017, Walton & Co has been ranked as a leading firm. In addition, a significant part of our practice is advising upon highway and transportation matters, which may often form pre-conditions to the commencement of development. Compulsory purchase law and compensation form an increasing proportion of our work, where we often work with clients' retained property and agricultural lawyers and surveyors. We also advise local and public authorities including Parish Councils upon planning related administrative issues.
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