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Graduate Surveyor



8d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Birmingham, +2


  • You will be required to understand the valuation principals involved in acquiring rights and compiling market evidence for submission of compensation claims, which may necessitate you to prepare or assist in the preparation of development appraisals. You will also be required to prepare strategy reports to advise developers where sites are affected by utility apparatus and to develop a thorough understanding of the different legislation that each utility operates under in relation to acquiring rights and the basis of compensation.


  • Embrace the business’s Company Values and act as an ambassador for those values, setting an example to other members of the team.
  • Be aware of and comply with the company's policies and procedures.
  • Assist and provide advice to landowners affected by Compulsory Purchase, including assisting with the preparation of objections and petitions, preparation of compensation claims and negotiation of claims and agreements.
  • Assist with the preparation of Property Costs Estimates.
  • Produce and assist with valuations, reports and input in to tender responses.
  • Support colleagues to undertake valuations, including identifying and analysing comparable evidence and carrying out measurements and inspections.
  • Prepare meetings with clients and prospective clients.
  • Build relationships with key clients and seek to extend instructions and secure new instructions from new and existing clients.
  • Review and approve invoices in a timely manner and ensure timesheets and expense claims are up to date on a daily basis.
  • Attend business development and networking events and seek to build the business’s network of contacts within the Infrastructure and Energy sectors.
  • Continually improve your knowledge of the compulsory purchase and compensation procedures and legislation, and of all aspects of DCO and TWAO procedures
  • Actively partake in knowledge sharing discussions, including preparing and delivering presentations.
  • Write or input to blogs and articles for internal and external distribution.
  • Organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Enrol on an appropriate pathway for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).
  • Be responsible for managing own development and training with support from Gateley Hamer and for making suitable progress in respect of the RICS APC process with a view to achieving full membership status.
  • Support other colleagues seeking to achieve RICS qualification

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Mission & Purpose

Passionate problem solvers, we get our kicks from finding the right answers and getting our clients where they need to be. Since arriving as the new kids on the block all those years ago, we’ve earned our stripes in the legal industry, building a leading name and a revered reputation. It’s why we went Plc – the UK’s first commercial law firm to do so. It’s why we’re pushing the limits of what a legal and professional business can offer. Our diverse team is made up of experts in all areas of law and business. But it’s about more than just their expertise. It’s about being straight talking. We deliver all this advice in simple, clear, everyday language, so you spend less time decoding jargon and more time focusing on what's important to you.