After the well publicised case of Ilot v Mitson in 2017, there were concerns that the decision to award an estranged daughter around 10% of her late mother’s estate may have opened the floodgates for adult non-dependant children to bring claims...
Most house purchases involve a survey of some kind. Even though it may be at the insistence of a lender, we all rely heavily on surveyors to uncover and bring to our attention any problems that there are with a particular property which could devalue it or cause financial implications in the future.
Our experienced team of professional negligence solicitors have represented many consumers who have moved into newly purchased properties, only to find problems such as damp and dry rot. Failing to spot the presence of Japanese Knotweed is another common surveyor mistake, but more detrimental mistakes can include not recognising subsidence and the need for underpinning.
If you believe that you have been misled or let down by a negligent property surveyor in a personal or business capacity, please contact our legal experts to discuss your situation on 0203 816 9314.