Why building disputes are best tackled over a G&T
In a recent article in the Sunday Times, our General Manager James Robinson was quizzed on the best way for homeowners to avoid costly disputes when planning major property renovation projects such as basement excavations. James’ answer is to consult the neighbours first.“A good homeowner should have the manners to invite their neighbours for a drink to discuss their plans before they submit an application”, he explains. It’s valuable advice, as disputes can result in payouts of eye-watering amounts. In this article, top lawyers Mishcon de Reya reveal the huge sums that are often paid to settle property disputes.