Nicholas Watson

Nick Watson

Head of Viticulture

+44 1273 407051

Nicholas has practiced in the south-east since 1991 and is Head of Land Management in Sussex and Surrey, overseeing the largest team of land agents in the region from his base in our Lewes Office. He specialises in giving strategic advice to landowners and planning and managing their businesses in a creative and intelligent way that meets their personal goals. He is experienced in strategy reviews for landed estates. Nicholas has particular interest in business management, is commercially very aware and is a skilled negotiator. In addition, Nicholas regularly provides Expert Witness valuation advice and is experienced in giving expert evidence in court. He also leads our viticulture team in Sussex and Surrey, having advised producers on viticultural property for twenty years.

Education Qualifications

Nicholas is a Chartered Surveyor, Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He graduated from the Royal Agricultural College. He sits on our Consultancy Board.


Nicholas lives near Heathfield, East Sussex with his wife and two sons. He enjoys the countryside, is a keen shot, a classic car enthusiast and plays a reasonable game of cricket.

Nick's expertise

  • Land management
  • Expert witness
  • Business strategy and reviews (land management)
  • Strategic estate planning
  • Asset management
  • Property law
  • Viticulture

Nick's team