Lauren Holland

LAUREN HOLLAND MSc MRICS

Lauren qualified as a Chartered Valuation Surveyor in 2007.  She has an MSc in Property Development and Planning and a BA in Architectural Studies.

As well as being a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) Lauren also is an RICS Registered Valuer.

Lauren worked within Strutt & Parker’s London Residential Valuation Department based at their Head Office in Mayfair.  Here she provided expert Professional Valuation and Consultancy advice, for both loan security purposes and she advised on all areas of investment, development and owner occupier situations to Banks, Financial Institutions and Private Clients.  Amongst the Banks which Lauren regularly advised were: Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Coutts, HSBC, Investec, Lloyds TSB, RBS/Nat West, Schroders and UBS.

Prior to that, Lauren’s early Professional career was at Cluttons LLP in South Kensington, where she advised local Kensington and Chelsea Landlord Estates on residential valuation issues, principally, portfolio valuations and investment mixed use portfolio valuations. These included the Cadogan Estate, the Sloane Stanley Estate, The Wellcome Trust and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea together with large plcs such as Land Securities plc.

Lauren also has considerable experience in respect of Leasehold Enfranchisement under the Leasehold Reform and Enfranchisement Act 1993 and Lauren’s experience has included advising on and negotiating the premiums payable for Lease Extensions, Enfranchisement and Collective Enfranchisement claims for Prime Central London flats and houses.  Lauren has independently handled claims from instruction to completion and on each claim worked with the Estate’s Solicitors on both the valuation aspects, point of Law and preparation for Leasehold Valuation Tribunals.

Lauren also undertakes Expert Witness Reports compliant with the CPR Part 35 especially in relation to valuation disputes, probate, matrimonial and other litigious valuation matters such as negligence claims etc.

Lauren lives locally and is married with a young daughter.

Contact:  lauren@briangalesurveyors.com