Valuation Office to Host Valuation Practitioners Conference

Last updated at 11:46 on 27/11/2017

“Rateable Valuation System – Meeting the Challenges Ahead”

Date: Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Time: 13:30 Registration, 14:00 to 17:00

Location: The Spencer Hotel, Excise Walk, IFSC, Dublin 1

CPD Hours: 3

To book your FREE place please email catherine.coyle@valoff.ie

For your convenience the location, directions and details of The Spencer Hotel can be accessed here.

Please click here to see the agenda. [PDF]

The Rateable Valuation System – Meeting the Challenges Ahead

Brian McClure:

Delivering a Revaluation Project – experience North and South 

Carol Spain:

Using ICT to Support the Delivery of World Class Valuation Services

David Kelly:

Rates and the 21st Century - Modernising the Statute Governing Commercial Rates

Terry Fahey:

Better Sharing & Exchange of Data – What are the Benefits for the Rating System?

Declan Lavelle:

UK & Ireland Valuation Harmonisation Committee – Sharing knowledge and expertise.

Brian Bagnall:

Public and Private Sector Valuers: Working Together for a better Rateable Valuation system.

Information on Speakers

Brian McClure - Rating Policy Division, Department of Finance NI

In the early ‘noughties’ he was Head of Rating in the Valuation and Lands Agency (LPS) and was in charge of the 2003 Non Domestic Revaluation. He was also directly involved in the pilot work that led to Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal being introduced in readiness for the 2007 domestic revaluation.  

He is currently the external member of the Valuation Office (Ireland) Revaluation Board.

Brian is a member of the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV), a diploma member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a former Chartered Surveyor for 25 years.

Carol Spain - Managing Valuer, Valuation Office Ireland

Carol is a Managing Valuer at the Valuation Office Ireland and has in excess of 16 years experience in the area of statutory valuations.

Carol is a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers and has a particular interest in using ICT developments to improve and enhance the process of statutory valuations in Ireland.

David Kelly - Rating Policy Division, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

David works in the Local Government Division in the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and is responsible for the legal and policy framework governing commercial rates.

Terry Fahey - Managing Valuer, Valuation office Ireland

Terry is a Managing Valuer at the Valuation Office Ireland and has in excess of 16 years experience in the area of statutory valuations.  

Terry is currently responsible for the delivery of a new pilot project Occupier Assisted Valuations (OAV).

Declan Lavelle - Head of Valuation Services, Valuation Office, Ireland

Declan has in excess of 35 years experience in the area of statutory valuations and is a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSi), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV) and the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI).

Brain Bagnall - Principal in Bagnall Doyle McMahon commercial property specialists

Brian Bagnall qualified as a surveyor in 1974 from Bolton Street. He worked in a number of practices throughout Dublin including 5 years spent in the Valuation Office before forming Bagnall & Associates in 1986.

Initially specialising in rating consulting, the firm under his guidance expanded into advising on all forms of commercial property including rent reviews, compulsory purchase, valuations and agency based advice. Brian is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland.

He sits on the Valuation Office forum which is the liaison body between the private consultants and the Valuation Office dealing with problems arising in all aspects of rating. Brian also acts as an Arbitrator/independent expert in matters relating to rent review and property disputes.