People

Julian Jennings

Partner

Location

London (West End)

Contact Julian

T: +44 (0)20 7333 6293

E: jjennings@geraldeve.com

Based in the West End, Julian is a Partner in our Leisure department. He advises occupiers and owners on lease consultancy, rating and valuation matters and has 19 years specialist experience in the leisure sector.

Julian has a particular focus on the late night economy, having been the key partner in the team to advise the majority of the major operators of night clubs and late bars over the last decade.  He also carries out work in the pub, restaurant and ten-pin bowling sectors.

Julian has 8 years’ previous experience in Gerald Eve’s retail team.

Specific experience

Rent reviews and lease renewals – for tenants and landlords on nightclubs, pubs, restaurants and bowling centres, including preparation of Third Party submissions.

Capital valuations – of large estates of restaurants, pubs, casinos, bingo halls and shops for financial reporting, and loan security valuations on individual pubs, night clubs and restaurants throughout the UK and Channel Islands.

Valuation and due diligence advice – to leisure companies and investors on potential acquisition and disposal of portfolios of public houses, nightclubs, bars and ten pin bowling centres across the UK.

Acting as an Expert Witness in disputes relating to the valuation of licensed leisure property.

Advice to clients occupying leisure property on compulsory purchase matters.

Assisting the in-house leisure team on acquisition and disposal instructions for night clubs and bars.

Rating advice to the leading nightclub and late-night bar operators over four Rating Revaluations from 1997 onwards, leading discussions on behalf of occupiers on individual sites across the South.

Julian is a member of the Restaurant Property Advisors Society and the Unity Club.