Virginia Blackman

Principal - National Head Site Assembly & Compulsory Purchase | Avison Young

Professional background: Planning, Regeneration, Surveying

Speaking experience: Chair/Moderator, Panellist, Main Presenter

Speaker topics: Site Assembly, Compulsory Purchase, cross-sector partnerships, resident and business/community offer over and above statutory basis, how public bodies can use statutory powers to control/deliver development and regeneration.

Virginia’s collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to each client engagement is rooted in a detailed understanding of the entire development process. Her team’s activities are always closely tied into the wider commercial, planning and project processes, and she takes a particular professional interest in seeing each project through to completion. Recent projects include the West Hendon Estate Regeneration, Vicarage Fields Barking, High Road West, Kings Landing Maidenhead, civic project Tunbridge Wells, and growth plans at Bristol City Airport. She has also advised clients affected by HS2 development at Euston. Virginia is a member of the RICS Working Group on Compulsory Purchaser, an experienced expert witness, and a Registered Valuer.

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