Chris is one of the founding partners of Easton Bevins, a nationwide chartered building surveying practice, and is now a consultant heading up the Litigation and Expert Witness department. He has over 30 years’ experience acting as an expert in all matters of building construction relating to the contractual arrangements, the physical construction, the regulations governing the construction, or the duties of the various experts involved. He has appeared frequently in the magistrates’ courts and the Technology and Construction Division of the High Court. Chris often provides costs of remedial works or value of works undertaken. He is regularly involved in landlord and tenant disputes, both residential and commercial, and is conversant and experienced in Housing Act matters.
Chris acts as an advisor to a number of national developers, dealing with alleged claims against them and advising them on all property and building construction matters. He is also an external examiner to UWE Built Environment and advisor to The Ministry of Justice on Part 35 CPR ‘Hot-tubbing’.
Chris has been a Governor of the Expert Witness Institute since 2010.