often a sad fact that a home owner and a builder fall into dispute.
recently there has been no alternative but to take legal recourse,
through the courts, to settle differences adding both stress and
pressure to an already unfortunate situation.
has not been the case for the last few years as each party (subject
to work being carried out under the 'Home Owners and Builders Contract'
have the right to refer a dispute to an adjudicator. This facility
can be extended to work outside of the contract if both parties
agree to a hearing by a qualified adjudicator.
gives a decision within 28days of referral and is legally binding
making it the fastest, cost efficient and most effective tool for
dispute resolution available to the home owner and small builder.
thing about this is, the parties can represent themselves and do
not require the services of a solicitor if they feel confident in
their ability to deal with the matter themselves further enhancing
the cost efficiencies of this service.