Cavendish Maxwell appoints new partner

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Fast growing real estate firm expands their machinery and business assets department

Patrick Ditcham

Cavendish Maxwell announced today that Patrick Ditcham has joined the firm as a partner and joint head of their machinery and business assets department.

Patrick Ditcham joins Cavendish Maxwell from the UK where he was a director working for Lambert Smith Hampton. Patrick is a chartered surveyor with over 28 years’ valuation and auctioneering experience in many locations around the world involving all types of plant and machinery. Patrick has been a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) since 2000 and has been represented on the international board for the machinery and business assets professional group since 2005.

Patrick comments “I am excited to start a new challenge within Cavendish Maxwell and look forward to working with the team to further develop their already extensive service lines and open up opportunities in new territories. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on top quality service.”

Jay Grant, chairman and founder said “Patrick’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a key addition to the firm. We view his appointment as being fundamental to our commitment to being the leading company in this sector of our industry in the GCC. I’m confident that Patrick will play a key role in driving this department forward, providing and implementing high quality solutions for our clients. It is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Patrick’s caliber to fulfil this role.”

Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants, focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell is now one of the region’s most in influential property consultancies across the UAE.

As a fully qualified member firm of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and with extensive knowledge of the region, they have the necessary experience, expertise and insight to deliver property advice of the highest standard. Their reports are used for loan security, audit, insurance reinstatement, dispute resolution, risk management, debt recovery and performance analysis.