Sam spent 3 years at the Valuation Office, during which time he worked on business rates appeals and a wide range of valuation work for various Local and Central Government bodies, qualifying with them as a Chartered Surveyor in 2017.
While at the Valuation Office Sam was a part of the 2017 Revaluation, focusing on rental analysis for central London offices. Also spent several months on the litigation team, running cases on a wide variety of property classes to Valuation Tribunal. Played a key role in negotiating and settling the Mayfair office tone in discussions with local RSA Committee members.
For both rating and other purposes, has experience with specialist valuations including Receipts & Expenditure, Depreciated Replacement Cost and Development Appraisals.
- Business Rates
- Affordable Housing Viability
- Retail and Commercial
- Advice on business rates strategy and assessment reviews
- Appeal submissions and negotiation of rateable value levels
- Exemption and relief management
- Liability forecasting
- Business rate process administration
- Statutory returns
- Refund management