Les Brown

Director

  • VIC
  • Director
  • Acquisition + Litigation
  • Rating + Taxation

Certified Practising Valuer
API Accredited Specialist Retail Valuer
Fellow of the Australian Property Institute (FAPI)
Bachelor of Commerce Melbourne University
Associate Diploma in Valuations RMIT

Les is the Director responsible for Litigation and Acquisition valuations.

This work involves the preparation of expert reports (many retrospective) relating to compulsory acquisitions, rating and land tax appeals and litigation issues.

He also undertakes rental determinations on instruction from the Australian Property Institute, the Small Business Commissioner of Victoria and directly by the Parties. This work involves many unusual and specialised properties throughout Victoria with a specific emphasis on en-globo land. Many of the assignments are undertaken on the basis that expert evidence may be required. Les has given evidence at VCAT, County Court, Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court.

Les commenced his career in the Valuer General’s Office in 1977 qualifying as a valuer in 1981. Spending 11 years in the Valuer General’s Office and two city real estate agencies.

Les commenced employment with m3property in 1988.

Valuation and consulting experience

  • Geelong Port
  • Melbourne Port
  • 140 William St, Melbourne
  • 420 Spencer St, Melbourne
  • Essendon Airport
  • Southern Cross Railway Station
  • Various englobo properties on Regional Rail Project Stage 2
  • Nylex Site, Gough St, Cremorne

Clients

  • Aitken Partners
  • Allens
  • Arnold Bloch Leibler
  • Australian Property Institute
  • Best Hooper
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Essendon Fields
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Kellehers Australia
  • Maddocks Lawyers
  • McDonalds Australia
  • Minter Ellison Lawyers
  • Obst Legal
  • Rennick & Gaynor
  • SBA Law
  • Tisher Liner FC Law
  • Valuer General Victoria