Lambert Smith Hampton expands commercial property team in Oxford

Robert Friend

Robert Friend - Credit: Archant

As part of an ongoing expansion programme, Lambert Smith Hampton has appointed a new chartered building surveyor, Robert Friend.

Robert joins from a private building surveying practice and will be involved in all aspects of building surveying, both project work and the traditional professional services, to help support the growth of the firm’s building consultancy team in the Thames Valley.

Explaining his move to LSH and key focus, Robert says: “Lambert Smith Hampton is an evergrowing and forward-thinking force across all sectors of the built industry and the opportunity to join the building consultancy team was one I couldn’t refuse. I’m looking forward to bringing my previous knowledge working on a variety of technical projects to the team and to working with a broad range of clients throughout a region that is presenting many new opportunities and challenges.”

Lambert Smith Hampton’s Head of Oxford Office, David Gilbert, explains how this appointment is part of a wider plan: “The Oxford LSH office is well-known for its comprehensive service – from valuation to acquisitions and disposals to property management – and it is this that our clients value. We are continually improving the capabilities we offer, and we’re delighted to welcome Robert to the team.”

As part of this continued recruitment drive, Lambert Smith Hampton Oxford is looking for a valuation surveyor in a challenging, rewarding role offering variety, responsibility and fantastic career development opportunities. If you would like any information or to submit an application, please contact

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) is a national commercial property consultancy, working with investors, developers and occupiers across the public and private sectors in the UK and Ireland property markets. For more information, and to see some of the companies we work with, please visit our website at