Philip Maude is a planning lawyer and one of the leading specialists in compulsory purchase and compensation law in England and Wales. His work covers both preparation and implementation of orders and advising on compensation claims and appearing in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber). He leads a team of lawyers who are recognised as one of the leading teams in the UK acting for Claimants in multi-million pound claims in the Upper Tribunal. Phil is also involved in work relating to Transport and Works Orders and the new Development Consent Orders where compulsory purchase is involved.
Phil’s clients include both public and private sector and both Acquiring Authorities and Claimants. He has considerable experience in dealing with utilities. He recently successfully promoted a 700 plot CPO for underground gas storage. He is very experienced in acting for utility companies on compensation claims particularly electricity lines and is currently advising on multi million pound claims for a leading utility provider. Phil also advises on major housing and town centre regeneration projects which involve a multidisciplinary approach. He often leads these projects and has had successful outcomes in London, Workington, Fleetwood, North Shields, Sunderland, Hull, Manchester, Lichfield, Sheffield and Gosport. Phil was editor of the UK Governments Compulsory Purchase Manual and he contributes to the iSurv resource on Compulsory Purchase Law and Practice.