Justin is a Chartered Building Surveyor and Chartered Environmental Surveyor with 20 years experience in both the commercial and residential building surveying market sectors.
He started his career in London working in the ‘high end’ residential market providing all services from acquisition and defect diagnosis advice, through to supporting the lead partner on Expert Witness work in association with contractor default, negligent construction works and personal injury claims linked to defective workmanship.
Justin specialises in the residential, healthcare, automotive and retail sectors. His specialisms include defect diagnosis, design and project co-ordination of construction works (principally in respect of refurbishment) including maintenance and alteration works to existing buildings.
Justin is Rapleys’ in-house expert in determining party wall and dilapidation disputes which has involved defending and also prosecuting significant claims working alongside clients’ legal advisors, specialists and Counsel on behalf of both landlords and tenants.
He provides expert advice to his clients in connection with building defects, boundary disputes, dilapidations, party wall and building contractual issues.
Justin is Head of the Building Consultancy team nationally, dealing with all aspects of building surveying matters for Rapleys’ corporate occupier and landlord clients.
He joined Rapleys in 2001 and was elected as partner in 2008.