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 Expert  729056

Expert in Building Pathology, Technical Due Diligence of Commercial Property Assets, and UK Dilapidations Law.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and specialises as a Building Surveyor. He is a partner with Expert's Firm, and serves on the Executive Board of the firm. Expert's expertise is in the survey, inspection, analysis and reporting on technical due diligence (TDD) of commercial real estate physical assets across UK and mainland Europe. He is a member of TFT's Expert Witness Group and an RICS Accredited Mediator. He acts as expert in matters of building failures - building pathology. And he is a specialist in the field of UK Dilapidations law and practice. He is Chairman of the RICS Dilapidations Forum Steering Committee. He lectures and writes technical articles on his specialist subjects, and on Effective Report Writing and Professional Ethics.

commercial real estate


real estate appraisal


real property

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2010   None   NA   NA  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to





Partner and Executive Board member


He set up the Bristol office and heads up the regional office. Expert chairs the TFT Expert Witness service line group. As Executive Board Member he serves as Strategic Growth Partner, responsible for the procurement and delivery of Business Development.

1980 to 1990


J P Sturge


Buiding Surveying Division


Associate Partner


Team leader in the 20 man BS Division.

1978 to 1980


Ladbroke Group


Casinos, Hotels and Racing Divisions


Chief Building Surveyor


Building Surveyiong and project management across the Ladbroke estate.

1980 to 1972


British Rail Estates


Building Section


Senior Technical Officer


Property asset project management.

1972 to 1970


Brierley Leckenby + Keighly






Draughtsman for commercial developments in York.

Career Accomplishments:

Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Professional Appointments

Chairman, RICS Dilapidations Forum Steering Group

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Member and chair of his company's Expert Witness Group, with experience in TCC and County Courts as well as in mediation on commercial building pathology disputes. RICS Accredited Mediator.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2008   Sweden   TDD of a mixed use city centre investment property
2008 to 2008   Finland   TDD of a shopping mall and office block
2003 to 2008   France   TDD of a number of commercial property investment assets, including hotels, retail TV studio and offices (maily in Paris). Attendance to represent the owners at a court hearing related to building defects.
2002 to 2008   Italy   TDD of 5 star hotel assets for investment purposes in Milan, Rome and Venice.
2014 to 2014   Calabria, Italy   TDD of a large regional shopping mall.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Basic level
Italian   Basic

Additional Skills and Services:

Lecturer for commercial organisations, the RICS, and to Universities on his areas of expertise.


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