David is a graduate of the University of Plymouth and the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. He joined Whirledge & Nott in 2000 and became a Director in 2014. He provides general practice advice and heads up the Valuation and Renewables teams. David also administers the Rochford Hundred Ploughing Match in his spare time. He lives in Chelmsford with his wife and two children.
Jeremy was formerly a Partner with Bidwells where he was Head of Valuation and Professional Services.
His expertise includes strategic estate management; valuations for tax, secured lending, sale and purchase; landlord and tenant consultancy including rent reviews and tenancy issues; planning and development and dispute resolution. He regularly accepts appointments from the RICS and privately to act as an arbitrator or an independent expert to resolve a wide variety of disputes including overage and end of Option payments for residential development, contract farming disputes and the capital and rental value of agricultural, equestrian and residential property and is appointed to sit on the RICS compulsory purchase dispute resolution panel. He is also an accredited RICS Expert Witness and frequently offers the Court and the parties involved in litigation with his expert opinion on issues of valuation.
When not working he likes to retire to the water's edge and engage in his passion for fly fishing or follow the fortunes of Harlequins Rugby Club.
Paul is a graduate of Harper Adams Agricultural College and joined Whirledge & Nott in 2005, becoming a director in 2014.
Paul heads up the Agency team at Whirledge & Nott and his experience across a wide range of land, property and development transactions is invaluable and of significant benefit to our clients. He is the Secretary of the Essex Agricultural Valuers Association. Paul lives in Little Baddow with his wife and is very active as a Trustee of Essex Scouts and Danbury Scouts.
Scholar and former head of school, Rhega-Mai is a graduate of the Universities of St Andrews, Maastricht, and College of Estate Management. She joined Whirledge & Nott in 2017 and completed her MSc in Real Estate at UCEM and Assessment of Professional Competence.
She is involved in all areas of general practice, but is particularly interested in Development and Renewables.
Rhega is a member of the Essex Ladies in Business.
Freddie graduated with a Rural Enterprise and Land Management degree from Harper Adams University and joined Whirledge & Nott in 2015. He was appointed associate director in 2021.
He enjoys the diversity and challenges of general practice. Growing up on a farm combined with his professional expertise means Freddie is ideally placed to offer sound property advice and services to those within the rural sector and beyond.
Freddie lives in North Essex with his wife and son.
Michael is a graduate of Reading University. He became a Partner of Whirledge & Nott in 1996. He farms in Colchester where he also manages to combine his twin passions of diversification and conservation in one location. He is a former Chairman of the Essex Agricultural Society and President of the Essex Agricultural Valuers. He lives in Layer de la Haye with his two rugby mad sons.
Kate is a chartered town planner, chartered surveyor and registered agricultural valuer. Kate joined Whirledge & Nott in 1997 and became a Director in 2014. She provides general practice advice, specialising in planning and rural matters. Kate heads up the Rural Planning team with diversification expertise and successful planning enforcement work. She is the past President of the Essex Agricultural Valuers Association.