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Robert Woodland-Ferrari
Managing Director

Robert is the founding partner of Ferwood and since inception in 2010 has advised hundreds of businesses and individuals on their commercial property matters including 3 million square feet of leasing and £300 million of investment/development transactions.

Robert has a wealth of experience in all aspects of commercial property agency work and prides himself on the advice he gives to Clients.

Kathryn Sowter

Kathryn is a qualified chartered surveyor with over 25 years’ experience in all sectors of the commercial property market.  Kathryn specialises in professional work including rent reviews, lease renewals, lease restructuring, valuation and general property advice.  She acts for both occupier and landlord clients and is frequently appointed as an expert witness in arbitrations and court proceedings.


Prior to Ferwood, Kathryn was a director at CBRE and the head of the professional departments of two smaller firms of surveyors.  Kathryn has a wide range of experience across all property sectors and brings an attention to detail in her negotiations and advice to clients.

Anthony James LLB MEB

Anthony is a non-executive director of Ferwood and is an active property developer and commercial real-estate investor. Anthony has a background in advising corporates and funds as well as acting as a principal on the investment side. Until 2015 he was part of a team at Deutsche Bank that managed a USD1.6 billion fund investing in private equity opportunities.


Prior to that he worked in advisory for a number of Investment Banks including Bear Stearns and Richmond Park Capital. Anthony brings a wealth of investment experience as well as key relationships with funds, property companies, family offices, financial institutions and agencies.