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Dilapidations Technical Guidance

Typical areas of dispute for repairs

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Tue 23 Oct 2018
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
The Chambers, 30 Park Place, Leeds, Yorkshire & Humber, LS1 2SP
1 hour formal CPD

Free with CPD Foundation subscription

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT


England and Northern Ireland seminars:

When should you repair a product and when do you replace? What happens when products become discontinued?

Find out the answer to this and much more in this technical seminar that focuses on repair versus replacement.

Attend to discover common areas of dispute:

  • Suspended ceilings
  • Carpets
  • Folded cladding
  • Japanese knotweed, fixture and fittings
  • Definition of repair
  • A word on MEES (England)

Scotland seminars:

Recent case law & typical areas of dispute for repairs

@SIPP v Insight, Grove v Cape, Dem-master v Healthcare – the approach to dilapidations in Scotland is changing with recent case law, which will be explored along with typical, common areas of dispute.

Attend to discover: 

  • The common areas of dispute:
  • Timing/serving
  • Statute
  • Schedule of Condition
  • Extraordinary Repairs
  • Diminution in Value
  • Decoration
  • Provisional Sums, Contingency, professional fees.


  • CPD Foundation Subscribers Free
  • RICS professionals £35 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £47.25 + VAT
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  • Mastercard


Paul Wood FRICS

Director and Founder, Vantage Building Consultancy

Paul is a Chartered Building Surveyor who worked in London and Manchester for several well established commercial building surveying firms before setting up Vantage Building Consultancy in Manchester in 2015. In 2017 expanded the company with an additional base in London.

Paul has experience in both project based and professional instructions, dilapidations, due diligence surveys, and project management. Aside to fee earning work he regularly lectures for Universities, property professionals, clients and various property bodies.

CPD Foundation is suitable for all professionals, at all levels and covers a wide range of topics. You do not need to be an RICS member to purchase a subscription or book onto a seminar.

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT