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Richard Fiddes



I am a Consultant and former Partner in the Building Consultancy team based in London with over 30 years’ experience of building projects, teams and relationships. I advise investors, developers and occupiers on acquisitions, joint ventures and construction projects and have a clear understanding of how our advice sits within the wider commercial context of any transaction.

I have delivered complex projects throughout the UK and Mainland Europe. I have a thorough understanding of what is important to investors and occupiers and in the identification and management of technical and construction risk.

I currently advise The Church Commissioners for England, Triple Point, Whitbread, Aspris, Morden College and The Royal Institution of Great Britain. I have worked with a wide range of investors including The Crown Estate, Aviva, Legal and General, Hermes and M and G



  • Education Sector – I have advised a range of London Universities including UCL, UOL, University of the Arts and Birkbeck College. I advised Galileo Global Education on their recent acquisitions of Regents University and Liverpool Media Academy. I continue to support a number of independent schools in estate rationalisation and restructuring projects and in the project management of new build and refurbishment schemes.
  • Investors and Occupiers – I continue to advise a wide range of investors and occupiers on due diligence at the time of acquisition and how to get the most out of their buildings and estates in their ongoing management.
  • Public Private Partnerships. I acted on behalf of Trillium in their bid for the DSS portfolio and for Skanska on the Ministry of Defence, Whitehall and St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London projects and have advised the National Audit Office on post implementation reviews of completed projects. More recently, I advised the MOD as part of the rent review arbitration proceedings for the Married Quarters Estate and G4S on the completion and handover provisions of HMP Five Ways prison.

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