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Dan Smith

Dan Smith


Project & Building Consultancy


0113 386 8835


Building Surveying & Project Management


BSc (Hons) MRICS


Dan joined Ryden as a Trainee Graduate in 2013 and is now a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prior to this, he completed a sandwich placement with the company whilst obtaining his RICS-accredited degree from Leeds Metropolitan University. 

Dan is based in our Leeds office and provides development consultancy, building surveying and project management services to clients across the country, with a keen interest in acting for both landlords and tenants in dilapidations negotiations.



Dan regularly acts on behalf of landlords and tenants in preparing and defending dilapidations claims across all commercial property sectors. Due to his technical expertise and range of experience of dilapidations cases, Dan is able to provide clients with a high level of reasoned, considered and clear advice.

Contract administration

Dan is experienced in preparing detailed specifications for new build, extensions and refurbishment projects and administering building contracts, most commonly under the JCT suite of contracts. His experience ranges in project value from £20,000 up to £1.1 million across a range of industrial, office and retail premises. He provides professional knowledge to all stakeholders to ensure efficient development, management and monitoring of building processes from conception to Practical Completion.