Chris has over 36 years of experience gained in London and Northamptonshire in providing commercial property advice to a variety of property company, public sector, institutional and private clients. Chris originally joined Berrys’ Kettering office in 1989 and rejoined as a partner in 2015 when BNE became part of Berrys. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Chris has considerable experience in advising clients of all types of commercial property on business rates liability, has successfully led negotiations with the VOA on several bulk classes of commercial property in Northamptonshire and has appeared before Valuation Tribunal on behalf of rate-payers on a number of occasions. He undertakes a considerable amount of Landlord & Tenant work including advice and negotiation of rent review and lease renewal disputes. Chris also acts as an Expert Witness on the instructions of both landlords and tenants for arbitration and court proceedings in connection with property valuation and negligence cases.