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Appointments

Surveyors are frequently appointed as arbitrators, independent experts, mediators, conciliators and adjudicators.

Medikids Dispute Resolution Service assists parties and their legal advisers by providing a service which appoints suitable third party resolvers for disputes relating to property, construction and land.

The role of Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland in making appointments is an important one and it aims to ensure that members appointed by the President have the requisite relevant skills and experience to perform their functions to the highest standards.

Appointment Process

When requested, in accordance with the terms of clauses in leases and provisions in contracts, the President of Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland will appoint a suitable third party resolver.

Such appointments are generally, but not always, made from the appropriate panel.

An appointment fee of €500 is payable in advance to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and should be accompanied by the relevant application form (see below) and a copy of certified lease/contract.

For further information, please contact Gwen Wilson, Director of Regulation at [email protected]

Note that appointments are made at the absolute discretion of the President.

Application Forms

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Application for the appointment/nomination of an arbitrator/independent expert for Rent Reviews or other similar disputes.

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Application for the appointment/nomination of a mediator/conciliator for construction or other related disputes

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Application for the appointment/nomination of an arbitrator/independent expert for construction or other related disputes.

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Guidelines when completing an application form for the appointment/nomination of a third party resolver by the President of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

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A Guide to Best Practice for Chartered Surveyors acting as Expert Witness

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