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Philip Roberts - Senior Partner
Having qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1987, Philip initially trained with the Inland Revenue's District Valuer's office in Taunton, before joining Palmer Snell in 1988. During his career he has worked in Bristol, Weston Super Mare, Taunton and Yeovil. His specialist areas include property valuation, rent reviews, lease renewals, tax valuations, business rates appeals and expert witness work. Clients include the High Street banks, pension funds, local and regional developers/investors, solicitors and accountants. Philip has also provided expert advice at County and High Court level, and latterly for the Supreme Court of South Australia.
Email: phil@rmwknight.com
Tel: 01935 432044
Tel: 07957 812970
Paul Jonathan Knight - Partner
Born 1960 Swansea, Paul is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years experience in the commercial property sector having worked within public sector, private sector, and an international property consultancy. He set up his own practice in 2003 which was merged with RMW Surveyors to create RMW Knight Chartered Surveyors in April 2014. Paul has a number of niche specialisms which results in instructions from all parts of the UK; the balance of his activity is primarily within the Mendip Area. Although retail property is Paul's passion he has expertise in all commercial disciplines including Agency, Valuation, Rent Reviews/Lease renewals, Landlord & Tenant, Asset management and Expert Witness Former Member of the Regional Board of RICS (South West) 2004 -2010 Committee member, former chairman and co founder of Somerset Local Association of RICS Trustee of Abbey House Glastonbury Former Chair of Street Chamber of Commerce 2007/8 Current Member of Wells Chamber of Commerce
Email: paul@rmwknight.com
Tel: 01749 676023
Tel: 07980 666098
Jeff White - Partner
BSc (Hons) MRICS Dip HI
Jeff entered the profession in 1989, having initially trained with the Inland Revenue's District Valuer's offices in Exeter and Taunton. Jeff then joined Palmer Snell and eventually headed up their Central and Southern survey operations. Whilst having a truly multi-disciplined background, including expert witness work, Jeff has focused on providing condition survey advice over the past decade or so. Widely respected for his expert knowledge of property related defects, and his positive approach to problem solving, Jeff is routinely recommended to both private and corporate clients by his peers within the property profession, particularly solicitors and estate agents.
Email: jeff@rmwknight.com
Tel: 01935 432044
Tel: 07824 434727
Tim Wright - Partner
Tim entered the profession in 1985. He worked for James & Sons in Poole (where he still resides) for 15 years before joining Palmer Snell in 2000, and heading up their former Weymouth commercial operation. With an intimate knowledge of the Dorset and Somerset agency market, Tim specialises principally in commercial agency, property acquisition, rent reviews, lease renewals and valuations.
Email: tim@rmwknight.com
Tel: 01935 432044
Tel: 07740 734834
Jack McMullan - Surveyor
BSc (Hons) MRICS
Jack first entered the industry having joined PJK Chartered Surveyors in June 2012 as part of his University course. After graduating from the University of the West of England with First Class Honours in Property Management & Investment, Jack re-joined following the firms merger into RMW Knight. Jack then qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in June 2017. Jack primarily specialises in commercial agency, where he assists clients on the Acquisition or Disposal of Retail, Office or Industrial property all across Somerset, but is also developing a strong reputation acting for Landlords and Tenants on rent reviews and lease renewals.
Email: jack@rmwknight.com
Tel: 01749 676023
Tel: 07917 886168
Jeremy Gainsford - Consultant
With over twenty five years experience Jeremy has considerable expertise in the field of pre-acquisition surveys on both residential and commercial buildings, dilapidations, party wall matters and as an expert witness in the areas of dispute and building pathology. Over the years clients have included HSBC, Highways Agency, Somerset County Council, and even some celebrity private clients.
Tel: 01935 432044
Sue Chambers - Consultant
Sue Chambers enjoys a formidable reputation within the licensed property sector of the property market. Having originally qualified as a teacher Sue changed career to become a Chartered Surveyor gaining membership in 1979. Sue has operated throughout SW England and S Wales whilst employed by Palmer Snell, latterly Palmer Snell Fulfords. Sue joined RMW Surveyors as a consultant in 2007. Specialist areas include licensed property business rates appeals, landlord and tenant matters and tax valuations. Sue continues to practice from her base in Bristol.
Tel: 01935 432044