Tony Chase



London (West End)

Contact Tony

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6282


Tony is a Partner, and Head of Compensation, based in the West End. He has more than 30 years’ experience of a wide range of valuation and other professional work but specialises in compulsory purchase and compensation, advising both acquiring authorities and claimants. He is a member and past chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Panel, has been a member of various working parties and steering groups looking into improvements to compulsory purchase and compensation legislation, and regularly speaks at seminars for surveyors and other professionals on compulsory purchase and compensation.

Specific experience
Advising acquiring authorities and developers, and providing specialist advice, on all aspects of compulsory purchase and compensation from the early stages through to negotiation and settlement of claims

The provision of strategic and technical advice, and the negotiation of purchases by agreement, in advance of compulsory acquisition

Providing estimates of compensation in connection with proposed major developments including proposed town centre developments and transport schemes

Preparing, negotiating and settling claims for compensation on behalf of claimants in respect of a wide variety of properties

Advising on related matters including restrictive covenants, the valuation of land having potential ‘ransom value’ and damages claims relating to property interests

Negotiating and settling compensation payable under Part I of the Land Compensation Act 1973 in relation to schemes including parts of Docklands Light Railway, the Channel Tunnel Terminal (working alongside the District Valuer), Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach and a new spine road in Hampshire

Preparing reports on the practical and compensation implications of public works schemes on specialist properties including a large industrial undertaking, a national computer centre and a national cross channel electricity supply line

Advising on the effects of utilities running above or under development sites and other properties

Undertaking capital valuations, rent reviews and lease renewals, and rating appeals in respect of a range of retail, industrial, residential and specialist properties throughout England

Giving evidence on valuation and related matters at planning and compulsory purchase order inquiries and at hearings of the High Court, Lands Tribunal / Upper Tribunal, County Court, Valuation Tribunal and Rent Assessment Committee