Building Expert Witness Reports
Building Expert Witness Report
DHBA (David Hall Building Appraisals) provides Expert Witness building reports as litigation support for matters which are before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) or the Court though their specialist Division Building Expert Witness Report.
Alternatively a short report may all that is required to work with your Builder or Trades to rectify and avoid any formal proceedings.
Defects cover many and varied areas and can include sub-standard work, dampness, termite damage, excessive deflections and cracking within a building, leaking showers etc. All defects must be substantiated using the Building Code of Australia, as well as various Australian Standards which cover the construction of buildings.
The NCAT and Court require reports to be completed in a detailed format so that the actual defect can be substantiated or assessed. The claims before the Court or NCAT can be either a single item or multiple defects.
Why use DHBA for your report?
DHBA has over 30 years’ experience in completing detailed reports including those for NCAT or the Courts. The expert evidence is supported by photographs of the defective areas or issues, investigatory tools and an extensive library of the Building Code of Australia, Australian Standards, or product information to support the conclusions. An Executive Summary provides an overview of the key points of contention and or findings.
We don’t stop learning
The building experts at David Hall Building Appraisals attend regular seminars conducted either through the Master Builders Association, Housing Industry Association and the Australian Society of Building Consultants where highly qualified experts in specialists’ fields provide updated information so specific areas making sure our consultants knowledge is up to date and relevant.