Our People


The Roger Hannah & Co Business Rates team have over 50 years combined experience in this specialist sector. We have dealt with appeals on a wide variety of property types since the inception of the modern rating system in 1990.

Our team are well versed in the complexities of rating valuation and the appeals system, drawing upon combined knowledge and experience to deliver the best possible results to our clients.

Business Rates HOMEPAGE:

Dave Comer BSc (Hons) Dip Surv MRICS
Head of Business Rates

Dave has over 18 years’ experience in Business Rates and heads up the Roger Hannah business rates department. He has acted for a wide variety of occupiers from small businesses to multi-national, blue chip occupiers from initial advice through to presenting cases at Valuation Tribunal.

Demetri Papaioannou BSc (Hons) MRICS
Senior Surveyor

Demetri is fully qualified and has over 4 years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of business rates, providing a wide range of strategic advice to both private and retained clients. He has regularly represented clients at Valuation Tribunals and has carried out numerous appeals on a variety of commercial property throughout the UK. 

Mark Keirl MRICS
Director

Mark has acted for a wide range of Private and Institutional clients as a specialist in all aspect of Business Rates for over 30 years, including occupied and empty rate matters, advising on appeals and attending Tribunals and acting as Expert Witness in Court.