We recognise that if the dispute involves your home it can be particularly stressful and needs to resolved as efficiently and cost effectively as possible.
We deal with the following types of dispute on a regular basis:
- Disputes regarding contract terms
- Disputes regarding payment and overcharging
- Disputes regarding delay in carrying out the work
- Disputes regarding work not done and defective work
- Claims against professionals (surveyors, architects) for incorrect advice
We resolve these disputes by using a variety and sometimes a combination of methods including negotiation, mediation or traditional court proceedings. We will advise you of the most appropriate method for your dispute.
Some of the recent matters our team have dealt with include:
Representing homeowners in a claim against a building contractor for overcharging for work done and for defective work. Advising on the right to bring the contract to an end.
Advising a homeowner on a claim against a surveyor for failing to identify various issues with the property in the survey report, involving the NHBC in the dispute to help resolve the issues.
Assisting a homeowner in a claim against their architect for giving them incorrect advice as to what they should do and what timelimits applied when challenging requests for payment under the terms of their contract.
Negotaiting a successful settlement between a homeowner and building contractor in a dispute over payment and defective work concerning a substantial extenstion and improvments works at their country property.