Meet the team

Simon BrookSimon Brook

Valuation Director

Simon is Valuation Director at South East Leasehold.

He graduated in 1991 with a First Class Honours Degree in Building Surveying from London South Bank University, followed by an MSc in Marine Management, awarded at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh in 1993.

Simon became a Chartered Surveyor in 2000 and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has worked in London, Blackheath, Cambridge, Hong Kong and Bermuda, gaining a wealth of experience in a variety of surveying roles including Telecoms, Project Management, Interior Design and Valuation.

Since 2007, Simon has focused his expertise exclusively on leasehold reform, advising both leaseholders and freeholders on lease extensions, collective enfranchisements and Section 5 valuations. He regularly attends tribunals acting as an expert witness.

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Kate BuckleyKate Buckley

Marketing Project Manager and Trainee Surveyor

Kate graduated from Portsmouth University in 2000 and began a career in marketing with a leisure hotel chain. Kate went on to work across a number of sectors from fast moving consumer goods to professional services.

Kate was also involved in running the family curry sauce business. Kate began working for South East Leasehold in July 2014 as a Marketing Project Manager.

Kate’s primary role has been to research, identify and secure new business for our firm of Chartered Surveyors and Solicitors. In 2018 Kate will begin a MSc in Real Estate with the view to becoming a Chartered Surveyor, specialising in leasehold reform.

Telephone: 0208 832 9069   |

John PursleyJohn Pursley

John qualified in 1976 and deals with a wide range of matters. He has worked extensively for the major London legal firms in lease extensions and collective enfranchisements.

His work has included acquisition and disposal of freeholds, lease extensions, right to manage and other issues concerning leasehold flats and houses.




Jane Canham Meet the Team Page ImageJane Canham

I am an experienced residential property practitioner. I have been working in and around London for over 14 years and have worked for some of the largest residential landlords including the largest private residential landlord in the UK.

I spent many years working on varied residential and commercial property litigation before specialising in the residential litigation sector about 10 years ago.

I still work for large landlord clients and leaseholders advising them about service charge issues, major works and specialist projects. Clients come to me because they want to know whether they need to pay the service charges they have been asked to pay, whether their Landlord should have consulted with them before spending money repairing and decorating the building and if not what they can do about it.


Lisa Holiday

Lisa has worked within the property industry for several years and is very experienced within property management.

Lisa gained extensive knowledge of property management with an established Worthing based company and continues to manage many blocks.


Giles Maberly

Giles heads up the legal side of the leasehold reform department. He is a senior professional with a strong experience in major LLP’s and small legal practices. He has demonstrated considerable management skills and primarily his experience is in leasehold reform.

Giles was admitted to the role in 1967 and has been at a senior level for numerous years, being a senior partner at two of the most respected leasehold reform legal practices in London.



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