Abyss is retained to represent a limited number of non-competitive design and construction firms on an exclusive basis. We help them develop and implement strategies to grow their businesses internationally.

Currently we represent the following companies:


Gleeds is a leading global property and construction consultancy. Independent since 1885, they proudly deliver award-winning projects around the world, with over 1,800 staff working from 71 offices in 20 countries. Their main services are quantity surveying, project management, technical due diligence and a range of advisory services.

Our remit for Gleeds is focused on key client management and business development with cross-border clients in mainland Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America.

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Scott Brownrigg

Scott Brownrigg is an award-winning international design practice providing architecture, masterplanning, urban design, interior design and town planning services. They are a top 10 UK firm (AJ100) and a top 100 global firm (WA/BD 100).

Our mission for Scott Brownrigg is to assist the firm's board with their strategic international expansion, including opening new studios or establishing joint ventures in Asia, North America, Africa and elsewhere, and to provide ongoing international business development support to the practice.

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Desco is an award-winning MEP (mechanical, electrical, public health) consulting engineering practice with offices in the UK and overseas. Established in 1998, the practice has an excellent reputation for delivering a client-focused, quality service, along with the critical mass and, importantly, the calibre of people, design tools and support systems that make it one of the best in the industry for projects of all sizes.

We are assisting Desco with business development support in London and the South East UK, as well as with specific overseas initiatives.

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Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements and how our clients might be of help. 

Past firms we have been retained by include:

ResoLex — team collaboration and conflict avoidance advisors —

Shen Milsom & Wilke — acoustics, audiovisual, IT and security designers —

Pell Frischmann — structural and civil engineers —