Deloitte Real Estate, Surveyor/Senior Surveyor, Compulsory Purchase Advisory and Local Authority Development Consultancy, London

Deloitte Real Estate

Surveyor/Senior Surveyor

Compulsory Purchase Advisory and Local Authority Development Consultancy


Deloitte Real Estate

Deloitte Real Estate redefines the concept of a full-service real estate business, offering a breadth of capability and an innovative approach unequalled in the market.

Our team combines traditional property services with financial and business advisory expertise to deliver integrated solutions on the most simple assignment to the most complex. We apply a depth of insight drawn from our understanding of all industries and sectors to advise occupiers, lenders, investors and the public sector on every aspect of real estate in an increasingly complex world.

You will be based in our flagship central London campus with onsite GP, dentist, and gym.

You will be provided with excellent training and support, to help develop both your technical real estate abilities and also your broader business advisory skills.

Compulsory Purchase Advisory

We are recognised as being one of the country’s largest and most experienced advisors on land assembly, compulsory purchase and compensation matters. The team has extensive experience advising acquiring authorities, developers and claimants involved in regeneration, transport and energy schemes requiring land assembly. Our national specialist compulsory purchase team is based in our Head Office in London and works closely with our Local Authority Development team providing a full range of compulsory purchase and pre development consultancy advice. Operating throughout the UK and advising on large, high profile projects such as the London 2012 Olympics, CrossRail, HS2 and major central area schemes in Belfast, Croydon, Southampton, Coventry and Preston we have a strong client base and are growing as a result of the exciting opportunities from wider Deloitte business.

We are currently looking for a talented individual at Surveyor or Senior Surveyor level to join the London team to undertake a varied role involving Local Authority consultancy, and compulsory purchase and compensation. The role will provide you with unrivalled hands on experience of the entire pre-development process often acting as an interface between Public Authorities and private landowners/developers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing relationships with our clients
  • Preparing estimates of compensation and cash flow modelling
  • Negotiating claims for compensation
  • Assisting in the preparation of evidence for third party referrals
  • Providing procedural advice to acquiring authorities and developers
  • Providing advice to Local Authorities on delivery of major regeneration schemes
  • Structuring public/private sector partnerships
  • Undertaking viability assessments
  • At Senior Surveyor level: To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture


  • MRICS qualified (or equivalent) preferred
  • A strong academic record including a 2:1 degree and/or a relevant post graduate qualification with strong A-level results (or equivalent)
  • Relevant compulsory purchase experience and direct client contact experience
  • Able to act independently and as part of a team
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient user of Excel, Argus

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We are Financial Advisory

The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services.

We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses. Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities.

Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that’s rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

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One of the largest professional services organizations in the U.S., Deloitte delivers innovative solutions to the complex business problems facing companies around the world. Deloitte offers rewarding careers in four businesses—audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory. Widely recognized for its inclusion initiatives, Deloitte is committed to building a workplace environment that allows people from all generations, ethnicities, and cultures to be their authentic selves.

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