Our role in contentious matters is to assist the court, arbitrator or mediator with understanding the technical aspects of the case. Our recent experience includes:

  • Retained by the insurers of consulting engineers following:
    • Water ingress and defects in the waterproofing system of a large dwelling.
    • Design and monitoring of construction work at an industrial building.
  • Retained by the insurers of architects following:
    • Construction defects and thermal performance of a large, modern dwelling.
    • Basement waterproofing following the refurbishment of a period house.
  • Retained by the insurers of specialist contractors following:
    • Subsidence of commercial building due to dewatering of a nearby site.
    • Water ingress and fire safety issues in a timber-framed apartment development.