BUILDING CONSULTANCY

 

Project

Defense of Landlord Dilapidations Claim

Location

41 Shortland St

Size

6,500 sqm

Client

Ernst & Young

Services Provided

Lease Interpretation
Negotiation
Settlement of Claim

Challenges

  • Off shore building owner
  • Building sold during negotiations
  • Investigations into future use of office space to determine true loss to building owner
  • Preparation of detailed Scott Schedule suitable for court

Outcome

  • Achieved a 50% reduction in value of the landlord’s claim
  • Settlement agreement exceeded client’s expectation
  • Retained by client for further instructions