Delva Patman Redler (DPR) has formed a strategic partnership with Avison Young to deliver Rights of Light and Daylight & Sunlight consultancy services, welcoming six new team members into its independent, specialist team.
Joining this month from Avison Young’s Building Consultancy team, Mark Feighery and Mark Kidd will become Partners at DPR, Cathryn Buckland will join as Associate, James Moore as Rights of Light Surveyor and Ross Tuhill and Mikel Zubizarreta will hold the title of Senior Analyst Surveyor.
Established for over 40 years, with bases in Central London, Liverpool and Bristol, DPR advises on projects and sites throughout the country. The practice undertakes a range of building and surveying services and is recognised as a national, specialist firm for advice relating to neighbour law, particularly Rights of Light, Daylight & Sunlight, Party Walls and Boundary Disputes.
DPR acts across multiple disciplines, and for a varied client base for both developers and neighbouring owners, on a full range of projects from large town centre developments and city centre tower schemes to individual domestic properties. The team also provides specialist occupier services for business clients throughout the country.
DPR is currently headed up by Senior Partners Rob French, Ashley Patience & Stuart Gray. With the joining of the new team, Stuart Gray will become Managing Partner to support the expansion of the firm, and incoming Partner Mark Feighery will be taking over Stuart’s current role as the head of Rights of Light and Daylight & Sunlight. DPR will now provide one of largest and most experienced specialist Right of Lights offerings across the UK and Ireland, complimented by its market-leading Party Wall and Neighbourly Matters team.
Stuart Gray comments: “Our partnership with Avison Young and the appointment of this new team of specialists to add to our strong, existing offering, ensures we maintain our market leading position and will enable us to increase our Right of Light and Daylight & Sunlight services to new and existing clients as they grow their development and investment across the country.
“This strategic move will also allow us to further open up this offering to a new audience, along with the Avison Young team’s valued clients, and we are delighted to form this strategic alliance with their national team.”
Mark Feighery, comments: “We’re very excited to be joining DPR, to be working closely with the in-house teams in the London and regional offices and cannot wait to introduce our client base to all that DPR has to offer.”
Jo Davis, Avison Young’s Managing Director Planning, Development & Regeneration says: “As part of the implementation of our Transformation & Growth programme, we are delighted to form this strategic partnership to deliver Rights of Light and Sunlight & Daylight consultancy services. This will allow Avison Young to focus on our professional, advisory and transactional service line as the Place for People and avoid potential conflicts of interest for our clients across the UK’s cities.
“We look forward to continuing to work alongside Mark Feighery and Mark Kidd, and their new colleagues, to provide clients with the very best advice in this area.”