Pip Gee-Merrett

Senior Director, Lease Advisory

BSc (Hons), MRICS

Pip has over 30 years’ experience in commercial property and has specialised in the Licensed & Leisure Premises sector for c 25 years.

As a Senior Director within DCL’s Lease Advisory team, Pip deals with rent reviews, lease renewals, re-gears and other Landlord & Tenant-related issues on a variety of restaurants, wine bars/café bars, pubs, clubs, Class A1 food & beverage units and other licensed/leisure assets.

Her experience within central London is extensive and wide-ranging, acting for landlords and tenants across the spectrum.  She deals with properties through the West End and is recognised for her extensive involvement in Soho, Marylebone, Mayfair, Fitzrovia, Noho, the City, Bermondsey, Borough, the South Bank, Knightsbridge, Fulham and Chelsea.

Pip also provides advice to landlords and tenants throughout Greater London and the South East in respect of high street/town centre bars and restaurants, rural pubs and out of town leisure parks.

An experienced Expert Witness, Pip regularly deals with Arbitrations, Independent Expert referrals and Court proceedings.  She liaises closely with the Development & London Estate Leasing team and with Coffer Corporate, providing detailed advice to landlords and investors on rents and lease terms.

Outside of the office, Pip is chief cook, cleaner, taxi, social secretary and bank to three teenage children, carer to a range of dogs, cats and tortoises, Chair of Action House (after-school club & holiday play scheme), Secretary of the Women & Girls Committee at Surrey Rugby, Chair of Women & Girls Rugby at Dorking RFC and Head Coach to the U15 Girls.  In the limited time left over, she enjoys a pint of Guinness, a good book and a bit of gardening.