People

Andrew Altman

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Andrew

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6331

E: aaltman@geraldeve.com

Andrew is a partner in our specialist team. His area of expertise is business rates and council tax matters. He has particular experience of valuing local authority, police and educational properties and those used for charitable purposes.

Specific experience

Andrew currently advises Surrey County Council and four London Boroughs and well as Cambridge City and other District Councils.

He has extensive knowledge of rating reliefs and exemptions, obtaining reliefs and exemptions which had previously been refused. He has dealt particularly with issues on charitable rate relief, empty rates and theological exemptions.

Rating advisor to over 100 independent schools across the country; he has taken a leading role in the central negotiations with the Valuation Office in agreeing a Memorandum for the last three rating revaluations.

Strategic advisor to 35 Oxford Colleges and associated institutions, through their central bursars’ committee.