Expert Witness Reports

Expert Witness Services

Smyth and Associates are able to offer advice to Clients involved in any Building disputes. We are experienced in the preparation of Expert Witness Reports. We are experienced in acting as either Single Joint Expert or a Party's Expert.

Our reports are compliant with the latest RICS Practice Statement for Surveyors Acting As Expert Witnesses and Civil Procedure Rules

We can provide Expert Witness Reports for:

  • Home improvement Disputes
  • Claims investigation (property insurance)
  • Professional negligence of surveyors & other construction professionals
  • Repair of historic & traditional buildings
  • Building survey disputes
  • Building defects
  • Personal injury claims related to construction or design
  • Residential & commercial surveys
  • Professional negligence claims due to deficient Home Buyer’s Survey & Building Survey Reports
  • Poor workmanship to newly built house – Fully conversant with the current Building Regulations 2010 with the latest amendments, NHBC and LABC Structural Warranty Standards for new builds & The Defective Premises Act 1972 amended by the Building Safety Act 2022
  • Poor workmanship to extension ‐ The Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Water ingress to below ground basement – BS 8102:2022 Structural Waterproofing
  • Poor workmanship to loft conversion - the current Building Regulations 2010
  • Penetrating damp from adjoining property
  • Poorly installed windows and doors ‐ BS 8213‐4:2016 Windows & Doors and Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF) - A Guide to Good Practice April 2016
  • Defective Park Home/Static Caravan ‐ BS 3632:2015 & Model Standards 2008
  • Incorrect installation of Spray Foam Insulation to loft space
  • Poorly installed Kitchen
  • Poorly installed Bathroom
  • Poorly installed wall and floor tiling
  • Poorly installed solar panels installation
  • Poorly installed Conservatory - LABC Homeowner guide to Conservatory Construction Oct 2021
  • Poor workmanship to landscaping/patio/external works
  • Boundary issue
  • Many other issues

Call Us On:

Liverpool Office: 0151 245 0157
Manchester Office: 0161 341 0624
Preston Office: 01704 565 327

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