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Meet the team

The people (and dogs) behind the sold boards.

Chris Lawson BA (Hons), FNAEA, FICBA (Partner)

Chris Lawson

 

Chris started in Estate Agency in 1974. Formerly a partner with Stiles Harold Williams and left in February 1988 to start his own commercial estate agency & surveying practice. In 1998 a new office was opened in Uckfield to provide an improved level of service to the increasing number of clients in that area.The practice now majors in the Wealden area.

Chris has over 30 years of experience of commercial property in Sussex. He is currently a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and of the Institute of Commercial & Business Agents.Chris has served as President of Uckfield Chamber of Commerce in 1991, 1994 and 1996. He is a former Vice-Chairman of Sussex Heritage Trust and former Chairman of their Property Awards Committee. and takes a keen interest in the property heritage of Sussex. In 2015 he rejoined Uckfield Chamber of Commerce Committee as a Vice President.

Mrs Julia Lawson BSc (Hons) (Partner)

Julia Lawson

 

Following a career as a chartered patent agent with Frank B Dehn & Co in Brighton, together with a brief spell as an Uckfield retailer, Julia started the business with Chris in 1988. Julia now handles the property management administration of the practice together with general administration, I.T. and accounts. During the 1990s Julia was secretary of Uckfield Chamber of Commerce for some 5 years.

Garry Peltzer Dunn (Consultant Surveyor)

Garry Peltzer Dunn

 

Garry has been a consultant surveyor with the practice since 1989. He has over 35 years experience of Sussex commercial property. With this background although now a retired member of the RICS he is able to provide additional professional services whilst at the same time supporting the work of Chris, Julia, Gillian and Steve.

Formerly a partner in a commercial and residential practice he also has over 10 years experience working in central London. He is a past leader of Hove Borough Council and is a councillor with Brighton & Hove Unitary Authority, including serving a term as mayor in 2008/09.

Steve Campbell BSc MICBA

Steve Campbell

 

Steve, joined the Firm in November 2014 as a trainee negotiator/surveyor. He is a local lad who lives in Uckfield and has a degree from Portsmouth University. From 2003 to 2010 he was member of Air Training Corp. rising through the ranks to Flight Sergeant and represented his Squadron as Standard Bearer on several occasions. He attended the Royal Air Force vocational experience programme and completed courses in communications, advanced leadership plus instructional & basic expedition leadership. In the Summer of 2014 he spent time in America as an outdoor recreational specialist counsellor teaching classes in camp craft and other outdoor survival techniques.

Steve joins assists in both the Agency and Professional/Management Departments. He has successfully completed a series of courses and exams and is now a fully qualified member of NAEA Commercial (formerly the Institute of Commercial Business Agents).

Miss Gillian Williamson

Gillian Williamson

 

Gillian joined the practice in January 2008 and, if you call the office, she is likely to be your initial point of contact. Gillian ensures she maintains a good general knowledge of the property we have available to let or for sale and ensures all enquiries and messages are directed to the appropriate person. Additionally she provides front end services for visitors to the office plus secretarial services.

The Canine Team

Lawson Commercial Canine Team

Cleo (Collie cross Husky)

Cleo

 

Cleo joined when she was 3 months old. She has been put in charge of "meet and greet" and has ably assisted Barney with flooring hoovering. She has an interesting greeting technique involving lying on her back and waving her legs in the air which can catch out the unwary. She also has a special party piece to impress visitors if an ambulance happens to be passing as she does a very good vocal siren impression using her "husky howl".

Toffee (Chocolate Labrador cross Husky)

Toffee

 

Toffee joined the team when she was 9 months old and has assisted Barney as office bouncer. She has now received promotion to lead office bouncer and assists Cleo on "meet and greet" duties with particular responsibility for children.

Previous Canine Team Members

 

Previous canine team Bart, Barney and Muppet have now retired to Doggy Heaven.

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We are independent family partnership specialising in commercial estate agency, professional services and commercial property management in Sussex.