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Andrew Gardner



Andrew Gardner is a Chartered Surveyor based in Cardiff with 39 years of comercial property and land experience.  He is Managing Director of Cooke & Arkwright, one of Wales's largest independent practices, formed over 120 years ago.

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Andrew Gardner




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Business & Property

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Andrew's Experience


Equestrian Matters

Andrew Gardner is an experienced equestrian able to support parties in  equestrian disputes.  He is former Director of British Dressage and Director of British Dressage Judges, Former Member of British Horse Society Dressage Committee and former Chairman of International Secection.

He is an international dressage judge having officiated at multiple World Young Horse Championships, multiple Eurpoean Championships, World Cup Finals, World Championships and Olympic Games.  He has recently retired from the World Governing Body - the  International Equestrian Federation's (FEI)  dressage committee where he was the worldwide international judges' representative.  Appointed to the Judges' Supervisory Panel for the FEI.  Appointed member of Judges' Supervisory  Panel for 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

Professional Background

Andrew is an experienced commercial valuer and expert witness in professional negligence claims relating to property, development, options, lease advisory, rent reviews and lease renewals. He is an expert witness in independent expert, arbitration and high court disputes, plannng inquiries and public sector property consultancy.

Andrew has many years of experience in the sale of development land for public and private clients, negotiating and interpreting Options for sale and purchase and valuation terms.

Memberships & Advisory
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • RICS Registered Valuer
  • Accredited RICS Evaluative Mediator
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
  • Registered mediator with the CMC
  • Qualified Mediator with the International Mediaton Institute


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