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Rating and Valuation 

Admas has a particular interest in rating. As a pupil to Dan Kolinsky QC, Admas assisted on appeals in the Upper Tribunal, Court of Appeal and in the Supreme Court (Woolway (VO) v Mazars). 

Examples of Admas’ recent rating work include: 

  • Advising and appearing in the Magistrates’ Court for ratepayers seeking to challenge the imposition of liability orders on a variety of grounds

  • Drafting statements of case in challenges to retrospective imposition of business rates liability following Woolway (VO) v Mazars;

  • Advising on a range of rating issues, including: exemptions from unoccupied rates; state aid issues; transitional relief; valuation tribunal practice and procedure; the VOA’s powers and duties; and a wide range of business rates liability issues relating to the occupation of office buildings.