Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed Ross Firth as a Director and Head of its Office Advisory team, as the firm strengthens its office agency ambitions across the UK and Ireland.
Ross joins LSH following spells at Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers International, where he has over 10 years of experience providing agency, development and strategic asset management advice to landlords and investors throughout the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
Ross has recently concluded a number of disposals and acquisitions for high-profile clients including: Credit Suisse, London and Scottish Property, Scarborough Group and Sky. He will lead the office advisory division in Leeds feeding into LSH’s national network of office agents across the country.
LSH has five core operational hubs of which Leeds is one. The others are Birmingham, Bristol, London and Manchester. Over the last 24 months, LSH has built a young and hungry transactional team in Leeds including the hires of Capital Markets specialist Luke Symonds and Scott Morrison in Industrial & Logistics (I&L). Alongside this, Rachel Vickers remains a key part of the Leeds Office Advisory team and Ceara Duggan moved from Real Estate Advisory into I&L earlier this year.
Ryan Dean, National Head of Office Advisory, at Lambert Smith Hampton, said: “It’s great to have Ross on board. He will help us utilise our scale – 32 offices nationally – to provide granular knowledge and real-time local market office intelligence to clients seeking first class advice. Ross will lead from the front in Leeds to ensure our clients receive an on-going seamless service.”
Jon Anderson, Head of Office – Leeds, at Lambert Smith Hampton, added: “We continue to revamp our Leeds office offering, with new dynamic talent at the core. Ross is yet another addition, ensuring we are future-fit and continually focused on serving our fantastic clients.”