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Lease Consultancy Team

Hugh Tippett DipArb FRICS MCIArb - Head of Lease Consultancy

Hugh has over 25 years post qualification experience in London and across the UK, specialising in lease advisory and specialist valuation work on most types of commercial property.


Hugh is an effective negotiator and skilled at third party and court references.


Before joining Copping Joyce, Hugh ran his own consultancy for 4 years and prior to that, was a Director of Stiles Harold Williams and an Associate of Colliers International.


Hugh's interests include cycling, rugby - coach and referee, travel and camping.


Head of Lease Consultancy


Tel: 020 7749 1054

Richard G. Alford BSc MRICS - Head of Expert Witness

Richard has over 20 years Post Qualification experience, primarily in the London area. He was formerly employed with Debenham Tewson (now DTZ) and subsequently with the Commission for New Towns. He has worked in London with Copping Joyce since 1987 and became an Equity Partner of the firm in 1993. Initially working in the Landlord & Tenant Department, he took charge of the firms' property management division which he ran until 2002.

His areas of expertise include the valuation of residential and commercial property, particularly in the property development sector. He also provides Expert Witness Reports in legal disputes including marital and Probate matters.

In 2002, with the division of Copping Joyce into two separate entities, the Estate Agency Group and the Surveying Group, he became joint senior partner of Copping Joyce Chartered Surveyors, with responsibility for the operations side of the firm.

His interests include foreign travel, football (he retains his position as the firm's goalkeeper), skiing and mountain walking.


Richard Alford MRICS

Senior Director - Head of Expert Witness

Tel: 020 7749 1040

Achilleas Pilides  MSc MRICS - Lease Consultancy

Experienced in both commercial and residential property sectors across London and the south east and worked in Landlord and Tenant, Valuation and Fund management. Experience in business management.

Interests include football, basketball and a keen car enthusiast.


Achilleas Pilides MRICS

Head of Lease Consultancy


Tel: 020 7749 1040