About the Business
I have a broad range of knowledge, expertise and experience gained across the construction industry during a career spanning 40 years. I have dealt with critical and confidential financial and contractual matters on all building types and on various structural and civil engineering projects. I have worked for public and private clients, as a sub-consultant to other private practices and for contractors and subcontractors. I am regulated by the RICS and bound by the RICS Rules of Conduct. Amongst other things this means that I shall always act with integrity and competency.
Budget estimates are an integral part of feasibility studies. Using historic data we can estimate of the cost of elements of the Client's Requirements that are undefined during project inception stage.
Standard Forms Of Contract
Standard Forms of Contract are used widely in the building industry. They define the rights and responsibilities of both parties, the Client and the Builder, and stipulate the administrative processes for dealing with all eventualities during the contract period. Amongst other things, they provide a framework for the programmed delivery of completed work, the interim and final valuation of completed work, payment and insurances.
Post Contract Quantity Surveying
Post contract quantity surveying comprises the periodic valuation of completed work for the purposes of interim payments from the Client to the builder and the final valuation of the work once it is completed for final settlement. It is comprises ongoing cost advice to help with further Client Requirement decisions and variations, and the fair valuation of unforeseen additional work (often encountered when working with existing buildings and below ground).
Advice and valuation on contested claims for additional payment or in the circumstances of builder default; either privately or in one of the various dispute resolution forums, including giving expert evidence in the Construction And Technology Court.