Profile - Mr M T Sherratt - Director
Particular Areas of Expertise
Planning Revocation, Compulsory Purchase, Mineral Rights and Mining Code
Negotiation and settlement of rating appeals with the Valuation Office Agency, Scottish Assessors and Specialist Mineral Valuers of the Inland Revenue dealing with wasting assets.
Practised in the analysis of market place evidence and its application to rating and valuation principles, in particular Rentals, Receipts / Expenditure, Contractors and Comparison Approach with associated rent / royalty experience and analysis.
Experienced Valuation Tribunal Advocate and Expert with a successful record at Valuation Tribunal Hearings. Experience of dealing with problematic sites involving coal / contamination, settled by agreement following Lands Tribunal Appeal.
Valuations for Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax purposes. Can operate along with other professionals e.g. Lawyers and Accountants.
For sale, lease or acquisition of minerals, landfill and associated properties. Including lease management.
Appointed Expert Witness for High Court Case, Lands Tribunal Cases and as joint expert in disputes.
Advice on mining related problems and their impact on surface and near surface structures, services and land.
Will act on behalf of owners, operators and occupiers and for alleged damage and losses resulting from mining subsidence.
Mining and Mineral Rights
Working and technical Rights issues relating to minerals and alleged minerals. Reviewing with appropriate professionals and lawyers on a case by case basis. High Court Expert Witness 2020.
M T S Consultancy LTD (1995 to date)
UK wide consultancy specialising in rating, minerals and landfill properties and associated matters.
Blue Circle Industries
Rating and minerals surveyor. UK wide role.
Valuation Office Agency (Minerals)
Specialist Mineral Valuers of the Valuation Office Agency.
Responsible for rating, tax and compensation valuations throughout England and Wales.
Valuation advice to statutory bodies and Local Authorities.
Advice on mining related matters to Local Authorities throughout the south west of England.
Identifying likely Mineralized Areas throughout England and Wales.
Certificated Mines and Quarries Board Statutory Mining Surveyor
Responsible for technical and administration of subsidence claims against British Coal throughout the midlands and north of England.
Professional Qualifications and Professional Involvement
Mines and Quarries Mining Surveyor - Statutory Qualified Mine Surveyor.
Chartered Mineral Surveyor.
Associate Member of the Institution of Mining Engineers.
Expert Witnesses Member.
Former External Examiner to Camborne School of Mines.
RICS Minerals Member for Independent Expert Nomination
Former Faculty Board Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
British Geological Survey - Former Regional Advisory Board Member.
- Registered Company No 3857765
- Regulated by the RICS