Our Team

We are a small team of highly qualified and experienced professionals who take a real pride in offering an expert service with honesty and integrity.

Established in 2008, our family owned company has steadily grown over the last 14 years. Our client base has increased dramatically and during that time we have saved our clients over £26 million in business rates liability alone. We are well regarded as being leading experts in business rates, valuation and lease advice.

Meet the team

    Paul Rabbette, MRICS

    Managing Director

    Paul started his career in property in the Valuation Office. He subsequently went on to become Director of Rating at BBG Commercial/Douglas Duff and then Director & Head of Rating at CBRE in Birmingham, before deciding to set up Paul Rabbette Ltd. in May 2008. Paul is a member of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Rating Surveyors Association (RSA) and is a RICS Registered Valuer.

    Paul is a keen runner and enjoys walking his dogs and gardening. He plays guitar and can occasionally be seen performing locally.

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    Kit Rabbette, MRICS


    Kit is a Director in our Bristol office. He specialises in Lease Advisory matters and minimising Business Rates liability. Having started his career in a large surveying practice, Kit moved to the PRL in 2017. Since then he has helped to expand the firm’s Lease Advisory offer significantly, as well as continuing to expand the Business Rates element.

    Although the majority of his instructions result in negotiated settlements, Kit has a proven track record of acting as an Expert Witness for both Rates appeals and Lease Advisory instructions. He is a member of the RICS, a Registered Valuer and a member of the Rating Surveyors’ Association. Outside of work, Kit enjoys spending time in the mountains, cycling and playing classical guitar.

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    Lauren Rabbette, MRICS

    Associate Director

    Lauren is a Associate Director based in our Bristol office, she focuses on Business Rates and Lease Advisory work. Lauren started her career at Rapleys LLP, specialising in lease renewals, rent reviews and lease renegotiation. She developed both a firm understanding in surveying theory, as well as a strong work ethic, by completing a Masters’ degree in Real Estate at the same time as working full time. Lauren then moved to Avison Young, focusing on commercial property valuations. During this period she gained membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and became an RICS Registered Valuer.

    Outside of work Lauren enjoys cycling and scaling mountains.

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    Dale Beckley, MSc


    Dale is based in our Bristol office working as a Surveyor. He originates from South Africa and completed a Business Management degree at Oxford Brookes University followed by a Masters Degree in Real Estate. He is currently working towards becoming a chartered surveyor, and is working on a combination of Business Rates and Lease Advisory instructions.

    Outside of work Dale plays hockey and enjoys watching all kinds of sport, especially cricket and rugby.

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    Olivia Holder, BSc (Hons)


    Olivia is a Surveyor in the Bristol office. After completing a Real Estate degree, she then worked for a large rates advisory firm. She currently focusses on a mixture of Business Rates and Lease Advisory instructions and is working towards becoming a chartered surveyor.

    In her spare time, she is happiest exploring cities with friends, and spending time with her dogs.

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    Rowan Locke

    Graduate Surveyor

    Rowan is a Graduate Surveyor in the Bristol office. Having recently purchased his first home, he was inspired to pursue a career in property and has taken the leap from education into surveying.  He is studying for a masters in Real Estate and aims to become chartered soon after he completes his course in early 2023.

    Outside of the office Rowan is happiest when he is on the move and particularly enjoys cycling and hiking with his dog Gertie.

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    Sue Knight


    Sue is an Administrator based in our head office. She has many years of experience in supporting teams of surveyors, architects and designers which she uses to assist Carol with ensuring the smooth running of the business.

    Outside of work Sue likes to travel, particularly to destinations that are rich in wildlife. She enjoys visiting the theatre, and volunteers locally.

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    Carol Rabbette

    Operations Manager

    After working as a town planner and sustainability expert for a number of years in both the public and higher education sectors, Carol took on the formal role of Operations Manager in the family business in 2011. She tries to ensure the smooth running of the business, and deals with all non-surveying issues; she’ll be found chasing up queries and implementing systems to make life easier and more efficient for our surveyors.

    Outside of work Carol enjoys walking and gardening, spending time with family and friends, singing in a local choir and being involved in local community activities.

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    Jupiter the Dog

    Head of Security

    Being a small family business means that everyone gets involved in the day to day running of the company. Jupiter the dog has been our head of security for over 5 years during which time he has learnt to take the ruff with the smooth.

    On the dog and bone!

    Skampy the Dog

    Internal Post Technician

    Skampy is our second longest serving member of staff, for which she was recently given a round of a paws for. Though she’s well past the retirement age in dog years, she still fetches the newspaper for us.

    Woof Woof!