Barrie Vincent and Partners is a private practice of Chartered Building Surveyors , Chartered Building Engineers and Party Wall Surveyors established in 1984 providing building surveying services to both private and commercial clients.
The Chartered Building Surveyor is a specialist in buildings and their construction, refurbishment, alteration and use.
We have roots extending back to 1940 when the practice had offices in the Hampstead and Chelsea areas of London. Expansion of the practice brought us to Dorset in 1974.
The Practice is very conscious of developments in information technology and uses computers for most tasks.
We aim to provide a first class service which exceeds your expectations and which gives you confidence to consult us whenever you need professional advice.
Barrie Vincent specialises in Party Wall Matters and Expert Witness services.
He has been a full time partner/principal in private practice firms of Chartered Building Surveyors since 1974.
The practice frequently receives instructions to act as a party appointed adviser/ expert or a single joint expert in disputes relating to construction defects, party wall matters, design defects and professional negligence.
This type of work invariably leads clients to Litigation, Arbitration, or Mediation and he is familiar with the processes involved having appeared as an expert witness in Crown Court, County Court and High Court actions over the last 50 years.
He served on the RICS President's Panel of Construction Arbitrators between 1988 and 1995 and received appointments for construction dispute reference from the RICS Arbitration Service.
He was an Assessor for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence in Building Surveying from 1996 to 2016.
He sat on the RICS Disciplinary and Appeals Panel between 2004 and 2012.
He currently sits on the Disciplinary Panel of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors.
FRICS - Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors having qualified in the Building Surveyors Division and elected a Member in 1973 and elected a Fellow in 1979.
C Build E - Chartered Building Engineer.
FCABE - Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers being elected a Member in 1973 and elected a Fellow in 1979.
MFPWS - Member of The Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors since 2004.