NO NOTICE - NO ACT
We shall look at the implications of Kaye V Lawrence (2010) in relation to serving notices.
LETTER OF APPOINTMENT
This article looks at the ‘letter of appointment’ and specifically, a problem that can arise should you be unfortunate enough to sign the wrong one.
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TYPES OF DISPUTE
We outline the difference between a "deemed dispute" and a "dispute arising" within the meaning of the Party Wall Act.
NOISE & WORKING HOURS
We have found over the years that noise generated by construction work is one of the biggest sources of complaint.
THE INTENTION OF THE ACT
We go back to the 31st January 1996 when Lord Lytton introduced the Party Wall etc. Act to The House of Lords.
APPEALING AN AWARD
Appealing an Award does not happen often, and, whilst we have served hundreds of Awards, we are yet to have one of our Awards appealed. However, if you are considering appealing an Award, you may wish to read this article which we hope will give you some useful guidance.
CAN YOU BYPASS ANOTHER SURVEYOR?
Can one surveyor bypass another surveyor by making an award with the third surveyor?
The excessive fees of party wall surveyors is perhaps the most common complaint that people have with the conduct of party wall surveyors. We look at what we can do about this.
WHEN CAN A SURVEYOR DEEM HIMSELF INCAPABLE OF ACTING?
We look at the implications of the case of Mills V Savage (2016)
NO RESPONSE TO NOTICE
What happens if you have not received a response to your Notice?
Are party wall matters personal or do they run with the land?