Robert has specialised in providing business rates advice to clients since joining Allsop back in 1985. He has a vast range of experience gained over 35 years in handling business rates appeals and providing advice on mitigating rates liabilities.
Robert has been Chair of the National Retail Panel of the Rating Surveyors Association for over 10 years and is a past member of the RICS Rating and Local Taxation Policy Panel.
He has been responsible for chairing the rate appeal negotiations in many high profile retail locations including Westfield London and Lakeside and has been Chair of the Oxford Street rates committee for over 25 years. In 2018 he co-ordinated the establishment of the national network of over 400 committees responsible for challenging the level of rates payable in the main retailing locations in the country.