Corporate Recovery Team

Gavin Weir BSc (Hons) MRICS, RICS Registered Valuer

Tel: +44-28-90 316121

Gavin provides valuation and agency advice throughout Northern Ireland with a particular emphasis on commercial property, development land and the leisure sector. Major clients include Whitbread PLC / Premier Inn, McDonalds Restaurants, Tennents NI, Cathedral Leisure Ltd / Beannchor, KDM Hire, Wine Inns, The McKeever Hotel Group and Ruby Properties.

Gavin has been involved in a range of disposal and acquisition work on behalf of a wide range of both public and private sector clients.

He undertakes both agency and valuation work on behalf of the main lending institutions in NI including Ulster Bank, Bank of Ireland, HSBC, First Trust Bank, Danske Bank, and Barclays Bank. Gavin has also taken on a number of high profile Fixed Charge Receivership appointments during his career and has significant experience dealing with the management and disposal of distressed assets.

Sean Boyle BSc (Hons) Estate Management, MRICS

Associate Director
Tel: +44-28-90 316121

Sean heads up the Property Management team in Belfast and also works closely with colleagues in GVA Donal O Buachalla in Dublin. He also plays an active role in the Receivership process, dealing with instructions in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

A member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), Sean has 15 years’ post-qualification experience gained with a diverse range of properties in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Great Britain.

Sean has managed properties ranging from large scale shopping centres to individual commercial and residential assets, acting for clients such as Ulster Bank, Irish Life Assurance plc., Nama, HSBC, BT, Chartered Land, Grant Thornton, Mapeley, State Street, Bank of Ireland Asset Management; Cosgrave Property Group and a multitude of private client interests.

He was formerly employed by ARAMARK Property, where he was Divisional Director with responsibility for a team of property managers dealing with the management of Irish Life Assurance’s Republic of Ireland portfolio. This is the largest single property asset fund in Ireland, with a value in excess of €10 billion. His specific role was to oversee the strategic development of the diverse portfolio and the management of the client relationship. Prior to ARAMARK, Sean was employed by BTWShiells and DTZ McCombe Pierce in Belfast, dealing primarily with UK properties particularly in the retail sector