Our Lease Advisory team has a formidable reputation grounded in a deep-seated knowledge and extensive experience in all aspects of property valuation and litigation.
An outstanding professional service
When it comes to lease advisory, our team is able to add value to any instruction by bringing a new level of experience in the following areas:
- Rent reviews
- Lease renewals
- Insurance disputes
- Expert witnesses
- Break clauses
Working alongside senior property litigation solicitors and leading Counsel, we provide advice in all manner of unusual and complex legal and valuation issues. Our client base is drawn from institutions, property companies, private landlords and tenants, many of whom come to us via solicitors’ referrals.
Three HNG directors, Torquil Gyngell, Martin Syrett and Ian Feltham, serve on the RICS Panel of Arbitrators and Independent Experts, meaning they are regularly appointed to act in high profile and complicated cases.
The Lease Advisory team
Torquil Gyngell FRICS, MCIArb
As head of the department, Torquil Gyngell has specialised in the Landlord and Tenant field for more than 20 years. He has peerless experience in London and the Home Counties, as well as working further afield.
In addition to acting for landlords and tenants, he takes appointments as Independent Expert and Arbitrator. Furthermore, he trains new Arbitrators on behalf of RICS. Torquil is a former president of Arbrix and frequently lectures on Landlord and Tenant issues and he currently chairs the RICS Disciplinary and Appeal Boards.
Ian Feltham FRICS, ACIArb
Ian joined HNG in 2007 after working at CBRE, CB Hillier Parker, Healey & Baker (Cushman and Wakefield) and Richard Ellis. His experience in the Landlord and Tenant sector stretches back over 25 years and covers London and the South East.
He regularly acts an Arbitrator or independent expert, either via RICS or personal appointment.
Martin Syrett BSc (Hons), MRICS
With more than 20 years’ experience in the Landlord and Tenant sector, Martin’s experience encompasses rent reviews, lease renewals, arbitrations, valuations and acting as an expert witness. He specialises in leisure properties and advises a number of hotel and casino operators.
He is on the RICS Panel of Independent Experts.
Sue Elwood BA (Hons), MRICS
Sue specialises in a rent reviews, lease renewals and office valuations in London and the South East.
Our experienced agency department can sell, let and acquire all types of commercial property on your behalf.
Call on our expertise for rent reviews, arbitration, lease renewals and other legal and valuation issues.
We can supply you with fast, professional and accurate valuations for both commercial and residential property.
Our pro-active management department offers a personal service designed to maximise your investment value.
We provide expert advice in all aspects of valuation, from initial assessment to final agreement.
We are experts at minimising current and future rate liability on your leisure and commercial properties.