Andrew Pilbrow - BSc (Hons) PG Dip PV & M MRICS IRRV (Hons)
Partner

Telephone: 020 7489 4891
Email: andrew.pilbrow@dwdllp.com

Andrew has 25 years’ post qualification experience in valuation and lease advisory matters, with significant experience acting as an expert witness in property disputes having given evidence in the High Court, County Court, Tribunals and Arbitrations. His clients include leading legal practices, public and private companies, SME’s and private individuals. He began his career with the Valuation Office Agency in 1993 where he undertook statutory valuation work and has, subsequently, worked in private practice since 1995 holding Director and Equity Partner positions in Thames Valley and, latterly, Central London private practices.

Properties advised upon cover commercial offices, warehousing and development sites where he regularly prepares expert evidence for the Courts. In a lease advisory capacity, Andrew specialises in office and warehouse property in London & the South East where he has practiced for his entire career. He has undertaken a significant of work in this discipline, advising clients in Arbitrations and Independent Expert Determinations, also appearing to give evidence at the County Court in contested 1954 Act lease renewals.

Qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 1995, Andrew was formerly a Director at Avison Young and, prior to this, an equity partner at Levy LLP. He is also a member of the Institute of Rating & Revenue Valuers (IRRV), regularly sits as an RICS APC Chairperson and is an author/presenter of webinars & e-learning modules for the RICS. 

Specialisms

  • Expert witness
  • Valuation
  • Lease advisory

Services

  • Expert witness - producing CPR compliant advice
    • Section 18 (1) diminution valuations
    • Professional negligence
    • General damages claims
    • Matrimonial disputes
  • Lease advisory
    • Lease renewals
    • Rent reviews 
    • Lease re-gearings and re-engineering
  • Valuations for Charities Act compliant reports
  • Ransom strip advice
  • Restrictive covenant advice

Clients

  • Aberdeen Standard
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Dentons LLP
  • Edwin Coe LLP
  • Knights Plc
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Saint-Gobain