The Lease Advisory Team
I’m an Equity Partner at Levy Real Estate and head of the Lease Advisory Team.
I formerly co-led the London Lease Advisory team at Avison Young, and have extensive experience of advising landlord and occupier clients with a particular focus on the Office and Industrial sectors. My specialisms encompass dealing with rent reviews, lease renewals and other advisory situations.
I am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and away from work my interests include triathlons, golf and his being Head Coach of Old Grammarians U15s .
I’m a Partner in the Lease Advisory team at Levy Real Estate. I was previously at Avison Young where I started my career in 2013.
My experience and knowledge lies in advising both landlord and occupier clients on their rent reviews, lease renewals, surrenders and other key asset management opportunities. My main area of specialism lies within the industrial and office sectors. Some of my key clients include Logicor, Capital Industrial and Valor Real Estate Partners.
I am a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Away from work my main interests include keeping fit, continuing to learn golf and watching / playing football.
I am a consultant at Levy Real Estate, having previously been a partner of the firm for many years.
I provide strategic advice to clients on a wide range of issues, particularly central London retail and restaurants, where I work closely with the Retail team, mainly dealing on the lease advisory side.
I am recognised as a Bond Street specialist, with clients who I have worked with including Victoria’s Secret, Canali, Galerie Bartoux, Richard Green, Mulberry and SJ Phillips, as well as private clients and Trusts.
I am a registered Valuer and a Trustee of The St James’s Conservation Trust, also being Chairman of The St James’s Neighbourhood Planning Forum.
Outside the office, I am a keen fly fisherman, enjoy playing tennis, and compete nationally at Masters swimming.
I’m a Partner in the retail team focussing on the Central London retail and restaurant sectors.
I advise a range of clients on lease advisory, restructuring and leasing matters. Particular specialisms include providing strategic advice to clients on multi-unit estates or schemes to enhance value, securing vacant possession prior to redevelopment and acting as Expert Witness in high profile third party disputes. I work closely with the leasing team sourcing new brands and operators and am an expert on traditional and turnover leases. Over the last 18 months I’ve helped clients navigate their way through the coronavirus pandemic, restructuring c 40 retail and restaurant leases at Leadenhall Market to turnover arrangements and agreeing numerous COVID assistance packages to ensure retailers and restauranteurs receive much needed assistance and landlords keep units occupied and activated.
Outside of work I coach kids rugby at the weekend and enjoy spending time with my fiancé and two year old son. I played for the Honourable Artillery Company rugby club for many years and was a keen runner but have reluctantly had to shift my focus onto cycling and golf after sustaining a knee injury.
I am the Senior Surveyor in the Lease Advisory team. I joined Levy Real Estate in 2021 from British Land.
My Career has seen me focus on world class, mixed-use M25 destinations, dealing with numerous high-profile commercial property assets.
My current role encompasses advice on rent reviews & lease renewals alongside other advisory conditions with my specialism laying within the Industrial and Office sectors.
Whilst my main location emphasis is in London & the South-East, I also work within the East of England, Midlands and M4 corridor areas.
Currently I have a variety of clients which include: Logicor Europe, Mileway, Evergreen International S.A, Mannheim LLC , other private institutions and high-net worth individuals.
Outside of the office I am an enthusiastic sportsman. I have a passion for long distance running & can often be seen on a golf course or in the swimming pool. I have a keen interest in travel and have previously lived & worked overseas in Australia.
I am a surveyor working in the Levy Lease Advisory team. My role comprises providing advice to both landlords and occupiers throughout the process of rent reviews, lease renewals and any other technicalities within leases. I predominately work within the London office market and the industrial market within the M25, whilst also ranging from the south of England and up towards the midlands. My current instructions include providing advice to clients such as Mileway, Logicor, Capital Industrial and Precis Advisory.
I joined Levy in November 2021 after graduating from Oxford Brookes University after obtaining a 2:1 in Real Estate. I am now currently studying towards my Accredited Professional Competence.
Outside of work, I am a keen sportsman. You’ll find me watching and playing an array of sports, with football and cricket taking up most of my free time.
Our team has extensive experience in advising landlords and tenants on the rent review process, acting on properties across London and the South East. As experienced negotiators, with a deep knowledge of case law, we obtain exemplary results on behalf of clients.
The team acts on properties within the office, retail, restaurant and industrial sectors, but also has considerable experience in the leisure industry. All clients have regular contact with senior team members who personally manage each case and can provide detailed advice whenever it is needed.
As part of our service, we regularly produce Expert Reports for Arbitrators and Independent Experts, liaising with leading Counsel on legal disputes and providing a comprehensive case management service.
The department has considerable experience in advising landlords and tenants on the lease renewal process for tenancies protected by the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 and those outside.
In a fast and changing market, tactics are a very important consideration in any lease renewal and our considerable experience means we consider every scenario and are strategic about the best tactics to adopt. Close liaison with the client's solicitors is also an essential to protect rights and ensure documentation is correct, reflecting the terms agreed. The department is very active in lease re-gearing, acting on behalf of landlords and tenants exploring opportunities to add value to the landlord and tenant relationship.
The team are also experienced in acting as Expert Witnesses in Court and P.A.C.T (Professional Arbitration on Court Terms), although the principal objective is always to try and achieve the very best result by way of negotiation.