Our Team

Find out about our professional and experienced team - who they are,

how they can help you and how you can contact them.

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Samuel May MRICS

DIRECTOR, AGENCY LEASING & ACQUISITIONS

After graduating in Land Management at The University of Reading in 2006, Samuel started his career at West End practice Brecker Grossmith asset managing a number of mixed use Central London portfolios including shops, restaurants and office units, on behalf of a number of private clients. After qualifying as an MRICS Chartered Surveyor May 2009 he established a f...

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Justin Lester BA(Hons) MRICS FSAC ACIArb

LEASE ADVISORY CONSULTANT

Justin has over 20 years’ property experience, and specialises in rent reviews and lease renewals nationwide, including preparation of expert witness reports. He has worked closely with a wide mix of clients, both landlords and tenants, advising on high street, shopping centre and out of town retail, restaurant and leisure properties. He enjoys a long-term worki...

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Ian Landau BSc (Hons) MRICSLa

BUSINESS RATES CONSULTANT

Ian has many years of experience in Business Rates, having been a member of the rating teams at two large surveying companies (Gerald Eve and CB Richard Ellis) where he represented a diverse mix of clients, ranging from blue chip listed companies such as BP, Shell, Bunzl, John Menzies and M&S, to smaller single property operations. He has successfully negotiat...

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Simon Birnbaum BA Dip UPI MRTPI

TOWN PLANNING CONSULTANT

Simon is a Chartered Town Planner with over 34 years’ experience - 19 years as a town planning consultant and over 15 years as Strategic Town Planning Manager for Tesco.  Simon’s significant experience embraces managing projects across all sectors and at all stages in the planning process, including judicial review. Over the years his clients have included pr...

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Andrew Mazin FRICS FCiArb

DIRECTOR - BUILDING CONSULTANCY

Andrew has over 30 years of Building Surveying experience for a wide variety of clients, including acquisition surveys, defect diagnosis and schedules of condition on behalf of a leading casual dining chain, and measured surveys and negotiated dilapidations on instruction from a leading retailer. Andrew will be heading up the Building Consultancy function at May&a...

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Ben Joseph

DIRECTOR - CORPORATE FINANCE

With a background in capital expansion, corporate debt, and accounting, Ben joined the team in order to offer May & Company clients corporate lending solutions whether for capital growth or Mergers and Acquisitions. With strong ties with Banks, finance brokerage companies and private equity groups, Ben is well placed to offer specialist corporate lending solut...

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