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Richard is a Partner based in our Leeds office covering the North of England. He specialises in lease consultancy and valuation work. Richard qualified as a Charted Surveyor in 1999 and has a wide range of professional practice experience including rating, asset valuations, lease consultancy and town & country planning advice.
Lease consultancy – specialising in rent review and lease renewal advice for both landlord and tenant clients, including Costa Coffee, W H Smith, Phones 4u, Laura Ashley, Byron Burgers, Pizza Express, ASK and Zizzi as well as private individuals. Richard concentrates on the retail/restaurant sector advising clients on both high street and out of town retail properties. Prior to joining Gerald Eve’s Leeds office Richard worked in the Retail Department of our West End office dealing with rating and lease consultancy across the south east of England.
Richard has advised W H Smith, Laura Ashley and Pizza Express on their out of town retail portfolios across the north of England on a wide variety of lease consultancy instructions including redevelopment/relocation advice upon lease expiry.
Expert witness – provides expert witness reports for rent review and lease renewal dispute resolution throughout Yorkshire and the North East. Richard has also provided expert witness advice to Court acting as a Single Joint Expert. He has also appeared at County Court as an expert witness in lease renewal proceedings.
Valuations – providing Red Book valuations and advising occupiers for company accounting purposes as well as banks and building societies for secured lending in the retail sector.