James McManus


James McManus is so keen to extol the virtues of his three Ps: pricing, patience and people. He has been personally responsible for over £1 billion in deals since joining Wetherell in 2004. He says he got into the industry… Read More

Andrew Phillips

Hamptons Wealth Partnership

Global director of the Wealth Partnership at Hamptons International, Andrew Phillips heads up a private dedicated office, that offers one-to-one engagement for HNW and UHNW clients and all their property requirements, from private residential homes to building property portfolios. Phillips,… Read More

Mark Pollack

Aston Chase

Founded in 1985 by Mark Pollack and Richard Bernstone, Aston Chase is widely recognised as the leading independent residential agency operating in central and north-west London. Its traditional strongholds are Marylebone, St John’s Wood, Regent’s Park, Little Venice, Primrose Hill,… Read More

Sami Robertson

Knight Frank

Knight Frank’s Kensington office head Sami Robertson acts on prime central London property sales from £800k to £250 million: over £1 billion worth since he joined Knight Frank 14 years ago. He’s also the company’s UK-Singapore ambassador, which sees him… Read More

Harvey Soning

James Andrew International

A seasoned professional who has seen it all numerous times through his 59 year career in commercial property, Harvey Soning set up James Andrew International in 1974, expanding over 44 years to become a truly global property advisory service. A… Read More

Philip Eddell


‘It is fun,’ says the genial Philip Eddell, who has a long and storied career in rural estate management. Eddell saw that clients had a natural interest in the mansion house. The pivotal moment in his career was acting for… Read More

Jonathan Harington


Director Jonathan Harington has made many things possible, including the expansion of two of the industry’s Big Three firms over a 40-year career. Starting out as a seller, he single-handedly set up the buying arms of Lane Fox (now Strutt… Read More

Ed Heaton

Heaton & Partners

‘We’ve found that there was an acute lack of stock in the country market’, says Ed Heaton. That, he says, combined with the fact that there are quite a lot of buyers who are ‘almost apathetic’ about making a decision… Read More

Clive Hopkins

Knight Frank

Knight Frank boasts more than a century in rural property – and country hand Clive Hopkins has seen more than a quarter of it from within. Hailed as ‘terrific’ and ‘seriously good’ by industry experts, he heads the firm’s farms… Read More

Tom Hudson

Middleton Advisors

Tom Hudson knows a thing or two about the country market. ‘There’s a lot of overvalued stock right now,’ he says. ‘Our job is to do as best we can for our clients – which usually means buying at the… Read More