Single Joint Expert - Offices, Essex

Metcalfe Briggs Surveyors was appointed as Single Joint Expert in a dispute being heard in the County Court, involving an office refurbishment.  A Single Joint Expert acts on behalf of both parties in dispute, acting impartially to consider all material facts, in his area of expertise.  He delivers to the Court an independent report with a duty that the facts stated in the report are true and that the opinions expressed are correct.

Our expert’s report dealt with matters of completion, standard of workmanship, alleged defects, proposed remedies for those defects and loss to the Employer due to delay and disruption.

Our report concluded that the works were completed to an acceptable standard, subject only to minor snagging.  The dispute was resolved amicably between parties.