One of the benefits of engaging Edward Prentice is that, as an experienced Property Expert Witness, many cases are settled following delivery of his report and never come to a hearing. He has appeared in Courts to give evidence in cases where he had written reports. He has acted at different times for Claimants/Applicants as well as Defendants/Objectors and also as a Single Joint Expert.

His working experience has been in London and the South East, as well as around the country and overseas. Instructions for work are taken on cases in all areas.

Edward has been instructed to investigate and write reports on such diverse range of purposes as:

  • Agency Commission Payments
  • Arbitrations
  • Boundary Issues* 
  • Commercial Property
  • Consulting Surveyors
  • Defective Titles
  • Estate Agency Practice  
  • General Practice Surveying  
  • Historical Property  
  • Industrial Property
  • Landlord and Tenant Issues
  • Professional Negligence  
  • Property Consulting
  • Ransom Strips
  • Real Estate Consultancy
  • Rent Reviews
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retrospective Valuations
  • Valuations
  • Other Disputes

He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, (FRICS), an RICS Accredited Expert Witness, an RICS Registered Valuer as well as holding other professional qualifications.

REPORTS: are prepared in accordance with the Academy of Experts Model Form of Expert Report.   These are as set out by the Judicial Committee of the Academy, as modified to meet the current requirements of the Civil Procedure Rules, for the purposes defined at the date of reporting and to provide coverage as required by the RICS Red Book. and the RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Notes for Surveyors Acting as Expert Witnesses.

PRELIMINARY PROPERTY CONSULTANCY ADVICE

A modest amount invested by lawyers acting for their clients at an early stage, on preliminary professional property consultancy advice, can provide a sound basis on which to decide whether or not to proceed. This may not prejudice a later appointment as an Expert Witness under Pt 35 CPR.

Edward Prentice has over 45 years of practical technical experience as a General Practice Chartered Surveyor, advising a wide range of clients, from listed commercial and industrial organisations, the public sector, SME’s and individuals together with their professional advisers throughout Britain, on a wide range of standard, historical and unusual property situations, acquisitions and disposals. For more information please contact: 01732 355639 or email info@edwardprentice.co.uk or visit the website www.edwardprentice.co.uk