Jonathan is a Chartered Surveyor with 4 years post-qualification experience within the utilities and compulsory purchase sectors. His work experience includes working for promotors and landowners on linear projects, estate renewals and town centre regeneration schemes. His experience includes all aspects of land assembly, compulsory purchase procedure and the assessment of compensation.
Jonathan has acted for a number of local authorities, developers, utility companies and a number of private landowners or occupiers affected by compulsory purchase.
Jonathan has experience in providing compulsory purchase procedural advice and costs estimates to the Acquiring Authority and Developers for budgetary purposes, which includes the estimate of the compensation elements of disturbance and reinvestment compensation; this is key for financial planning in development schemes. He also has experience of working with claimants to provide compulsory purchase, valuation and compensation advice. Working with both claimants and acquiring authorities provides a better understanding of the wider impacts of compulsory purchase and development schemes.
He has experience of dealing with a wide range of property types, which includes but is not limited to the following: retail, office, industrial, residential, development land, rural land, amenity land, leisure facilities and advertising hoardings.