Commercial property leases tend to make tenants responsible for repairs, decorating and reinstating any alterations they’ve made, by lease end. Even when a tenant thinks they have done everything required, a landlord will not, and a dispute arises. We guarantee best pursuit of negotiations on your behalf, equally as landlord or tenant.

We work with either your own chartered building surveyor (who identifies disrepair etc. and prices remedies in what is called ‘The Schedule of Dilapidations’ - or ‘Quantified Demand’) or can provide you with one of the highest calibre. Our chartered valuation surveyors (valuers) work alongside the chartered building surveyor in the specialism unique to them of advising if the lowest Cost of Remedial Works assessed by the chartered building surveyor is still higher than the effect on the property’s actual value. If it is, then at law, it is the lower amount of the impact on the property’s value that should be the amount of damages, or compensation. Read more on this legal cap on damages.

Dilapidations can be a complex minefield. We are uniquely qualified and experienced to be able to guarantee you the smoothest possible path to optimum outcome. Contact us today for an initial discussion by phone, or email an enquiry - with or without your Schedule of Dilapidations - in strict confidence to ......

Tel:     0845 673 3009

Paul J Raeburn BSc (Hons) MRICS DipArb FCIArb 
RICS Accredited Mediator
Neil Burridge BSc (Hons) MRICS ACIArb
RICS Registered Valuer

RICS Registered Valuer
Regulated by RICS
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators