“I have worked with Riccardo on the potential freehold purchase of a building in Chelsea (comprising 26 flats) and subsequently on the leasehold extension of a flat. I found him to be extremely professional and efficient in all of my dealings with him and the outcome of the leasehold extension of our flat was extremely beneficial. I had no hesitation in recommending him to several other parties, who all have the same high opinion of his capabilities both as a valuer and negotiator.”
Private leaseholder 2012
“We were assisting in the extension of another lease when the time came to extend our own. The surveyor acting in the original extension was far from satisfactory so we looked for someone else to represent us and came upon Riccardo by chance. Riccardo's familiarity with the market, the landlord and the process was obvious from the outset and proved invaluable, we felt he was on our side throughout and secure in his commercial and technical expertise. In fact, our lawyer was pressing us to instruct counsel with a view to a Tribunal hearing, Riccardo assured us that he would resolve matters so that a Tribunal would be unnecessary, we trusted him and in doing so saved a significant amount of legal fees.”
Private leaseholder 2012
Riccardo is a very likeable, knowledgeable and experienced surveyor specialising in statutory enfranchisement and Leasehold Reform Act valuations. The reports he produces are very detailed, produced to a very high standard and logical. The settlement results he consistently achieves for clients such as ourselves are a testament to his keen negotiation skills. I would have no hesitation in recommending Riccardo.
Mark McKeown, Residential Asset Manager, Church Commissioners for England 2012
"Vanda has never failed to exceed expectations with the leasehold reform work she has undertaken. Her advice in this specialist area is always clear and concise, and combined with considerable tenacity during negotiations. She is also a pleasure to work with."
Laurie Low, Asset Manager,Great Portland Estates plc 2014
"I have worked with Vanda for several years now on varying matters under the Leasehold Reform Act and have always found her to be accommodating, professional and a pleasure to deal with. Her negotiation skills have always achieved results over and above that which was expected and I would not hesitate in recommending Vanda to anyone looking for a committed, enthusiastic and above all extremely capable valuer and negotiator."
Phil Day, Leaseholder, 2014
"Robert leads the best team of leasehold reform valuers in London. The combination of his experience and profound knowledge of his field with a calm and consistent devotion to his clients make him the ideal professional to have on your side in any negotiations. "
John Stephenson, Senior Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP2014
"It is difficult to envisage a better qualified panel of experts for the purpose than those called in this case."
Lord Justice Carnwath, Cadogan v Sportelli - Court of Appeal2014
"I have worked with Robert on a number of enfranchisement cases. Robert combines high standards of professionalism and expertise with a personable and approachable manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending Robert’s valuation services."
Edwin Johnson QC, Maitland Chambers2014
"Robert is the complete professional who has always brought charm and humour to all that he does. He has a wholehearted desire to do the very best for his clients. We have worked together many times over the years that he was a partner at Knight Frank and it was always a genuine pleasure to do so.
Damian Greenish, Pemberton Greenish LLP2014