The team dealing with rent review and lease renewals is made up of Douglas Stevens, Trevor Pyne and Nick Cook. Both tenants and landlords are represented on High Street, Shopping Centre and Retail Park units on rent reviews and lease renewals throughout the UK.


Arbitrations and Independent Expert Determinations


Douglas Stevens has been an Arbitrator and Independent Expert on the RICS Panel for more than 20 years.
He accepts RICS and Private Appointments as both Arbitrator and Independent Expert in the following fields:-

  • Food Superstores
  • Supermarkets and Convenience Stores
  • Department Stores and Variety Stores
  • Specialist Central London locations including Old Bond Street, New Bond Street, Kings Road, Regent Street and Oxford Street


Doug also receives appointments in the major Regional Shopping Centres, Bluewater, Trafford, Westfield, Lakeside, Metro Centre and Meadowhall and in other shopping centres and high street locations throughout the UK. Recent cases include:-

  • Debenhams – Gloucester, Plymouth, Bristol, Colchester and Hounslow

  • Waitrose – Croydon, Otley & Cheadle Hulme

  • House of Fraser – Nottingham, Richmond-upon-Thames and Victoria Street SW1

  • WH Smith – Windsor & Metrocentre

  • Boots & BHS – The Trafford Centre

  • New Look – Oxford Street

  • Sports Direct – Manchester Arndale Centre

  • Morrisons – Tyldesley

  • Argos – Maidstone


Current  shop/LSU appointments in Cheapside, Knightsbridge, Kings Road, New Bond Street, Oxford Street, Brompton Road and Bull Ring,

Current food store appointments in Quedgeley, Whiteley Village, Hythe, Gloucester Arcade, Chadwell Heath, Walton on Thames, Carcroft, O2 Centre Finchley Road, Barnet, Hackney, Wandsworth, and Chadderton.

Doug also undertakes PACT Arbitration and Independent Expert appointments.

Trevor is also now on the President’s Panel of RICS Arbitrators.


Professional Team


Douglas Stevens

020 7514 8206

Email Doug


Trevor Pyne

020 7514 8208

Email Trevor


Nick Cook

020 7514 8215

Email Nick