0114 4199 819
Principal:Steve Butler, Chartered SurveyorAizlewoods Mill, Nursery St, Sheffield S3 8GG
8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday
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Regulated by RICS
Butler (Steven John MacGregor).
BSc (Hon’s) Estate Management.
HND Estate Management – Prize for Highest Marks
ABBE Diploma in Home Inspection. Accreditation. No RICS100002
ABBE Level 4 Non-Domestic Energy Assessor. No 104160
SAVA Certificate of Accreditation No 001434 in Residential Surveys and Valuation
RICS Regulated Valuer
CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice
CILEx Level 6 Certificate in Civil Procedure
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Diploma 088538
Associate Member of the Chartered Institution of Legal Executives. Diploma 008399
RICS Expert Witness, Party Wall and Ethics Courses.
Warwick University Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) Practitioners and Enforcement Courses.
Survey Association Total Station Laser Measurement Course.
Principal/ director of Steve Butler Chartered Surveyors since 1992 primarily dealing with:
RICS Homebuyers Surveys and Building Surveys of various types of Residential Property.
Pre-purchase or pre-lease surveys of various types of commercial property.
Investigation of structural movement for prospective insurance claims, and following adverse mortgage valuations including for HBOS and HSBC.
Investigating building failures including dampness, timber decay, cracking and distortion, leaning gables, suspected sulphate attack, shrink swell clay failure, three serious failures of retaining walls.
Commercial and residential property management.
Party Wall Act awards including an extension and the removal of chimney breast.
Assessment and costing of insurance claims for HBOS including escapes of water, vehicle collisions with buildings, and small fires.
Housing Defects Claims
CPR 35 Expert Reports:
Boundary and right of way disputes (Numerous).
Valuations for matrimonial and other purposes. (Numerous).
Neglect by surveyors in respect of RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys, and a claim against a structural engineer in respect of a ‘Structural Survey’.
Cause and responsibility for failures of retaining walls.
Poor workmanship including newly built houses, extensions, roofs, a chimney, floors, kitchens, bathrooms, conservatories, doors and windows, staircases, paving, driveways, a greenhouse, damage by trees, and water penetration.
Party wall matters including development within 3.0m, roof conversions and work to existing walls.
A number of Housing Act Claims for North West Leicestershire District Council.
Claims for breach of the Party Wall Act
Birmingham Crown Court. R v Ronald Reeves and Others 2015. Fraud in respect of building works not performed.
Birmingham County Court. Harrison and Khan 2020. Boundary dispute.
First Tier Property Tribunal. (Land Registration) Lichfield v MacGregor 2022. Application for a determined boundary.
Flynn and Bennett 2019. Boundary dispute.
The First Tier Property Tribunal (Land Registration). Dawson v Smith 2014. Right of way dispute.
Victorian terrace house, 1930’s semi-detached house,
Victorian barn for commercial use, 1960’s detached house, 16th/ 17th century farmhouse.
Dedicated and reliable.
Thorough in research with an ability to grasp detail and technicalities enabling good evaluation and evidence-based judgements.
Able to make grounded decisions based on 25 years of self-employment and dispute resolution.
Ability to liaise and negotiate with all types of clients in wide range of circumstances.
£ 250,000 professional indemnity insurance.
£1,000,000 public liability insurance
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