Business Rates

David McCausland is a civil engineering graduate of Southampton University and a Chartered Surveyor. Prior to joining Farebrother, he was Partner then Head of Rating at a long-established property advisory company in the City of London.

David has a broad experience in all aspects of property and agency advice, having acted for a wide range of commercial and industrial clients, as well as religious and other charities. The CBI, via their Business to Business Guide, named David as one of a select few of recommended rating advisers for the 2010 Rating Revaluation. 

David is a member of the Rating Surveyors Association (RSA), the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV), and a member of the UK Petroleum Industries Association (UKPIA) Rating Panel.  He has spoken at the Catholic Charities Conference and various seminars. He is a known specialist in Bulk Liquid Tank Storage, and a guest lecturer for the RICS Rating Diploma course.

David joined Farebrother in May 2017 just after the 2017 Rating Revaluation. This introduced the biggest set of procedural changes since 1990, known as Check Challenge Appeal. 

In conjunction with our Lease Advisory team, David’s knowledge and experience will add to the all-round advice Farebrother clients will receive.