Alan Vickery - BSc MRICS IRRV
Partner - Head of Business Rates

Telephone: 020 7489 4831

Alan is the Head of Business Rates at DWD and has more than 25 years experience in the UK business rates industry with a rounded knowledge of all sectors and expertise in complex and high value appeals.

Expert in Business Rates, Alan specialises in advising on technical and legal issues, with extensive experience of negotiating appeal settlements and taking cases to tribunal. In addition to traditional case work, Alan takes personal ownership of the business rates affairs for a number of significant clients.

Particular areas of specialisation include large offices, West End retail, bespoke restaurants and the management of deletion appeals for both developers and occupiers undertaking construction activities.


  • Business Rates


  • Business rates strategy and assessment reviews
  • Appeal submissions and negotiation of rateable value levels
  • Exemption and relief management
  • Liability forecasting
  • Business rate process administration
  • Statutory returns
  • Refund management


  • Apple Inc
  • LVMH Group
  • Kering Group
  • Swatch Group
  • Indesit Whirlpool
  • The Consumers Association