Expert Witness – Dispute Over Quality of Works

Dispute Over Quality of Works

Project Overview

CM Services Used:

Expert Witness

Client: Confidential Joint Instruction

Location: East London modern property

Project Break Down

Challenge: A dispute had arisen between the Landlord and tenant of the flat relating to the works completed to a tenants balcony, and required an impartial ‘Joint Expert’ to assess the items of disrepair claimed and provide a report commenting on the items specifically highlighted. It was essential that the appointed expert has good understanding of modern building material and regulations works should meet

Solution: One of our experienced RICS Chartered Building Surveyors was appointed to act for both parties as an impartial third party expert and following assessment of the legal paperwork, carried out an inspection of the premises. Comparing our findings to the current building practice guidelines and legal requirements we were provide a CPR compliant report reflecting responses to each point and issue raised for use by the court. Our thorough and practical approach enabled us to successfully complete the inspection and provide a fully impartial assessment of disputed works quality, assisting in resolving matters.


Alan Sanchez

Alan Sanchez


Phone: 07741 151 483


Alan Sanchez joined Cardoe Martin as a Head of Residential Building Surveying in January 2019. His CV includes working at well-known companies like Silver LLP and A2 Dominion, where Alan played a lead role in providing full life cycle repair and maintenance advice and overseeing major cyclical refurbishment projects. In addition to handling reactive repair and maintenance matters across their portfolio.

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