The Surveyor Hub: 031 Claims and Compliance with Alexandra Anderson

Alexandra Anderson is an insurance lawyer and partner at City law firm RPC, who specialises in defending claims against surveyors and valuers.   Either via their insurers and upon direct instructions, Alexandra regularly gets drafted in to act for surveyors on the defence of a wide variety of claims, arising from all aspects of the typical […]

The Surveyor Hub: 024 Conveyancing with Sarah Dwight

This week Marion Ellis is speaking with Sarah Dwight who is a conveyancer, with the goal that surveyors learn more about the other aspects of the business that we are in, which is to help people with their hom Qualified as a solicitor in 1990, Sarah Dwight has always focussed on trying to make the […]

Podcast Summary: 010 Mediation with Claire-Elaine Arthurs

Marion Ellis talked to Claire-Elaine Arthurs, a Solicitor and CEDR Accredited Mediator, who specialises in property related dispute resolution and risk management. As a Partner at Gunnercooke LLP, she is particularly well known for her proactive approach to portfolio and site management. Claire and Marion discussed how surveyors can ensure mediation is successful and reduce […]

Podcast Summary 008: PII for Residential Surveyors in an Uncertain Market

Marion Ellis talked with Greg Harrison, Associate Director in the Professional Indemnity team at Howden Insurance Brokers. Howden have been the RICS preferred professional indemnity broker for approaching 10 years and more recently, preferred broker for Cyber Liability. Greg manages the PII insurance programmes for some of Howden’s medium to larger size property and construction […]

Initial Thoughts on Hart vs. Large by Carrie de Silva

With thanks to Chris Rispin BSc FRICS for review and comments. This article first appeared in Sava EDGE July 2020. Register here to read the full Bulletin.  In May 2020, an important judgment was handed down in a High Court case. In this article, Carrie de Silva provides an initial analysis of the case. What […]