TFT targets dilapidations and disputes business, and appoints Jon Rowling

Jon Rowling, Technical Partner, TFT

Independent property and construction consultancy Tuffin Ferraby Taylor (TFT) has announced the launch of its dispute resolution service led by industry authority Jon Rowling, who will also head up the firm’s dilapidations and service charge business.

“We’ve set ambitious goals to develop our business over the next five years and dispute resolution and dilapidations are an important part of our strategy. TFT seeks to offer clients the very best independent advice and Jon is one of the industry’s leading experts, perfectly placed to help us develop our business,” said Alan Pemberton, Managing Partner, TFT.

“TFT continues to attract some of the industry’s best-known and respected talent. Jon’s appointment and the launch of the new service reflect TFT’s commitment to meeting the needs of clients as they navigate a wide range of complex property issues.”

Jon Rowling joins TFT as Technical Partner on the 1st August. For the past seven years he has been the Founding Director of Goodrow Building Consultancy Ltd (Goodrow), the specialist provider of dilapidations dispute resolution and litigation support. He was lead author of the 2016 RICS Guidance Note ‘Dilapidations in England and Wales, 7th edition,’ of the RICS Consumer Guide to Dilapidations, and of the RICS Dilapidations Resolution Scheme. Jon is a course tutor for RICS in dilapidations and dilapidations dispute resolution. Prior to establishing Goodrow he spent two years as Partner with Malcolm Hollis LLP, and was previously a Partner at Watts Group Ltd.

Jon is former Chair of the RICS Dilapidations Forum Steering Group, a position now held by TFT’s Paul Spaven.

Jon Rowling said: “TFT has an excellent track record in dilapidations and a deep bench of expertise across many complementary services including expert witness and service charge. Dispute resolution is complex and approaches to it have changed dramatically over the last 20 years. We can offer clients unparalleled independent advice in these areas.”

From the 1st August Jon’s email address will be [email protected]

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