James Ward

An experienced valuer with over 30 years’ in the Business Rating field, James, an Associate with property consultancy Harris Lamb, spent more than two decades working for the Valuation Office Agency until moving into private practise.

Part of Harris Lamb’s dedicated Licensed and Leisure team, James has a particular specialism for overseeing contentious issues on public houses and non-standard rating valuations. At present working with clients in the pub sector across England and Wales.

He has a proven track record for successfully progressing cases to Valuation Tribunal and has built up a solid reputation with both the Valuation Tribunal Service and the professional surveying community in relation to VT Hearing presentation and defence.

Since joining the Harris Lamb team he has been asked to present Business Rates information to the MA 500 and the British Institute of Innkeeping Members from local meetings to the National Tied Trade Forum Annual Conference.

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