The importance of obtaining appropriate professional advice and the provision of independent expert evidence in the event of rental disputes, together with a detailed understanding of procedures, timetables, current valuation practices and relevant case law is essential when dealing with all aspects of rental negotiations under the terms of a lease.

The Macarthur Wilson professional services function is led by Richard Biggs FRICS and the work encompasses the following key areas:

  • Rent Reviews
  • Lease Renewals
  • Lease Re-gears
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Provision of Expert Evidence 

Richard has over 40 years experience in the retail market both in town as well as the out of town retail warehouse markets and is regularly appointed by the President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to act as Arbitrator or Independent Expert in rent review and lease renewal disputes.

Richard is also involved in the agency markets both in and out of town, thereby having a detailed, first hand knowledge of the day to day changes in the occupational market, rental levels and tenant demand, often lacking where professional and agency functions are separated.

Market based knowledge and expertise is essential, particularly in the provision of expert evidence to Independent Experts, Arbitrators or County Court judges.

Advice is given to a wide variety of both landlords and tenants across the South of England and South Wales, including the following:


We have current, or recently completed, instructions in:-

Aberystwyth Cheltenham Merthyr Tydfil Torquay
Barnstaple Chippenham Newton Abbot Truro
Bath Cwmbran Paignton Waterlooville
Bideford Dartmouth Plymouth Wells
Bodmin Exeter Poole Welwyn Garden City
Bournemouth Frome Southampton Weston super Mare
Bridgwater Gloucester Street Woolacombe
Bristol Ilford Swansea Yeovil
Cardiff Kingswood Swindon  

Key Contact

Richard Biggs
07903 650 999


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