Nick joined Peter Barry in 2015 bringing with him a wealth of experience in residential property matters from a prime Central London Estate Agents. Since qualifying as AssocRICS, Nick specialises in residential property surveys, licence to alterations and party wall work. Acting for both building owners and adjoining owners. Outside of work, Nick is a keen shooting enthusiast and has competed at various levels in clay pigeon shooting.
In an ideal world the appointed surveyors would have all the information they require available and be in a position to cover all aspects of the work in detail in the award but there are situations where that is either not possible or pragmatic. We refer to these as ‘reserved matters’ i.e. a matter where some additional ... Read More >>
When a party wall award has been agreed it should be served on the owners without delay or ‘forthwith’ as the authors of the Act put it but how does that happen in practice?Until section 15 of the Act was amended by the Electronic Communications Act in 2016 all awards were generally served either by post or in person. ... Read More >>
A recent survey found that almost three in five (59%) said that after lockdowns lift, they would like to work from home some or all of the time in their current job. The creation of a home office space is therefore going to be a priority for many people in the months ahead. If you have the luxury of a spare room that’s great ... Read More >>