Francis joined Ryden in 2012 and has over 30 years experience throughout the property spectrum. Specialising in professional services, he identifies and helps optimise property opportunities and assists with problem solving.
Valuation & Appraisal
Acts for the main lending institutions and has advised the Bank of England, London Stock Exchange, AIM and government agencies as well as corporate occupiers, investors and developers, providing valuations large and small for all commercial and regulated purposes.
Advises on the portfolios of various UK-wide property investors and occupiers although also acts for individual landlords and tenants of all the main property types. Preferring negotiated resolution to litigation, he has nonetheless appeared as expert witness at arbitration proceedings and before local tribunals upwards to the High Court.
Negotiation & Consulting
An accomplished negotiator, Francis represents private and public sector clients in a wide range of property-related matters including compulsory purchase (for claimants and acquiring authorities), shared-value and marriage-value negotiations, investment and accommodation strategies and in the mergers and acquisitions field.
We pride ourselves on being a market leader and have been recognised for our achievements by the property industry.