Assure Consulting is delighted to announce Tim Parkin joins as Director – Building and Consultancy. Tim has over thirty years’ invaluable experience as a building surveyor, working for a variety of public sector and private consultancy organisations. Over this time, he gained wide-ranging experience in project design, specification and supervision, building pathology and defects diagnosis, condition and acquisition surveys and dilapidations.

More recently he has developed extensive knowledge and experience in respect of commercial service charges, developing skills in respect of lease interpretation, assessment of recoverability of Landlord’s costs and challenging exceptional expenditure and major works. He has a thorough and analytical approach, to investigate and challenge service charge expenditure, achieving significant savings in many cases.

Key Cases – Independent certifier on several PFI funded projects whilst at Gleeds & worked with a major NHS Trust to develop a multi-million-pound service charge framework, to enable them to recover service charge costs from a university and other occupiers whom they share their sites with.