SSJ Chartered Surveyors

Building Disputes


Building Disputes

In recent years it has become increasingly common for there to be disputes between property owners and contractors or other parties. Building contracts are incredibly detailed and disputes frequently arise over the quality of building work, timings and contractual compliance. Even relatively minor disagreements can escalate into full blown disputes.

At Silk Sharples Jennings we are experienced in dealing with a wide range of building disputes. We draw on our in depth and detailed knowledge of building design, construction, building regulations, building defects and faults, to bring our broad range of expertise to helping clients resolve all types of building disputes. We regularly act for companies and individuals and we strive to find a swift resolution.

Expert reports

Our chartered surveyors act as expert witnesses, examine the building and prepare appropriate written reports. With our expertise in good building practice we can quickly assess and report on defective building work and provide you with written documentation of the defects. We then give our clients expert advice on how best to resolve their building dispute in the quickest and most cost effective way.

We can work with individuals or their professional advisers involved in any kind of building dispute. We will investigate the dispute and prepare specific detailed reports to show our findings. If necessary, we’ll also provide the appropriate documentation for Court presentation and represent the client accordingly.

Dispute Resolution

Following an objective assessment by one of your team, we will provide our client with an expert report and offer professional advice on dispute resolution. In our experience, many disputes are resolved following our expert reports, before ending up in Court.

However, on occasions where matters do end up in Court, you can be rest assured that we will put forward a professional and efficient case using all of our relevant expertise. Our team have extensive experience in building dispute litigation.

Why choose us?

We are experts in representing our clients in building disputes. Our broad range of building expertise contributes to our thorough and knowledgeable building assessment and report preparation. We’ll always do our best to help you resolve your building dispute and keep the matter out of court to save you paying unnecessary legal fees. If your case can’t be resolved, we’ll give you impartial advice on the best action to move forward.

With Silk, Sharples, Jennings behind you, you can be sure your dispute will be handled with the utmost efficiency and professionalism.

For any building dispute, get in touch with our expert team for advice. Contact us now on 01743 461 777. If you are involved in a building dispute, it’s best to appoint an expert as quickly as possible. We are waiting for your call.