RICS Registered

Expert Witness Valuations London

Thomas Winfield
Mr Thomas Winfield DipSP AssocRICS

London Expert Witness Specialist

Expert Witness Reports

As a Chartered Surveying firm with years of experience, Winfields can help resolve various property disputes, including professional negligence, matrimonial proceedings, and dilapidations. Our team of professionals is highly qualified in mediation, which has become the preferred method for settling disputes.

 

Here are some reasons why you should choose Winfields:

Expert Evidence for Property Disputes

In some cases, expert evidence is necessary to resolve land, property, and construction disputes.

Our team of RICS expert witnesses can provide the court with valuable insights on matters within their expertise, including building surveying, commercial property, compulsory purchase, dilapidations, planning, development, retail, and valuation.

Valuation Expertise

Our Director, Tom Winfield, has extensive experience as a Valuation Expert in professional negligence cases involving various property-related professionals.

He has worked with valuers, solicitors, architects, engineers, and building contractors. With his expertise, we can assist you in resolving property disputes effectively and efficiently.

Matrimonial Matters

At Winfields, we are also regularly instructed to assist with matrimonial disputes and disputes involving covenants, rights of way, failures by landlords to repair, and other contractual issues.

We can act for claimants and defendants and are frequently instructed as Single Joint Experts.

Other Disputes

In some cases, expert evidence is necessary to resolve land, property, and construction disputes.

Our team of RICS expert witnesses can provide the court with valuable insights on matters within their expertise, including building surveying, commercial property, compulsory purchase, dilapidations, planning, development, retail, and valuation.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

An RICS Expert Witness Report is a detailed and impartial document prepared by a qualified RICS-accredited surveyor who serves as an expert witness in legal proceedings. The report provides expert opinions and evidence related to property and construction matters, such as disputes, litigation, or arbitration cases.

RICS Expert Witness Reports are required when disputes or legal matters involve property, construction, or land-related issues. These reports can be used in court proceedings, tribunals, or alternative dispute resolution processes to provide unbiased expert testimony.

An RICS Expert Witness should hold RICS accreditation and have extensive experience in their field. They should possess the necessary expertise and knowledge to provide unbiased and credible testimony.

Winfields Surveyors offers expert witness services for property-related disputes. Our RICS-accredited surveyors have the expertise to prepare comprehensive RICS Expert Witness Reports. We can provide expert opinions, assessments, and evidence related to property valuations, condition assessments, dilapidations, and more.

Winfields Surveyors can assist with a wide range of property and construction disputes, including boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, building defects claims, party wall disputes, dilapidations claims, and disputes related to property valuation.

An RICS Expert Witness Report is prepared through a structured process, including property inspection, data collection, analysis, and the formulation of expert opinions. The report is meticulously documented and includes clear explanations of the expert’s findings and conclusions.

An RICS Expert Witness plays a crucial role in providing unbiased and credible expert testimony to assist the court or tribunal in understanding complex property or construction issues. Their testimony helps to clarify facts, assess damages, and inform legal decisions.

Yes, Winfields Surveyors can act as Single Joint Experts when appointed by both parties involved in a dispute. In this role, we provide an impartial and objective assessment to assist in resolving the dispute more efficiently.

RICS Expert Witness Reports are not inherently legally binding, but they carry significant weight in legal proceedings. They provide expert opinions that inform the court’s decision-making process.

You can contact Winfields Surveyors for expert witness services by visiting our website or calling our offices. We are ready to discuss your specific dispute and provide the expert support needed for a favorable resolution.

In summary, Winfields Surveyors offers RICS Expert Witness services for property-related disputes, providing unbiased expert opinions and testimony to assist in resolving legal matters. Our RICS-accredited surveyors are experienced in preparing comprehensive expert witness reports for various property and construction issues.