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Dr Paul Chynoweth
Senior Lecturer in Law and the Built Environment
Built Environment
University of Salford

Paul is a lawyer and building surveyor. He leads the built environment professional doctorate programme at the University of Salford, UK and is the editor of the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment. He holds the award for best CIB coordinator for his leadership of CIB Working Commission (W113) on Law & Dispute Resolution. His many publications include The Party Wall Casebook and a number of award-winning peer-reviewed journal articles on the future of expert evidence in rights to light litigation. He is also the author, with others, of the bestselling student textbook, Law and the Built Environment. He is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and an accredited commercial mediator.

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, PhD (Built Environment), BSc (Building Surveying),LLB (Manchester), Accredited Commercial Mediator, MCIArb.


Most Viewed Items

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1Unnecessary inconvenience and compensation within the party wall legislation863
2Law and the built environment822
3Progressing the rights to light debate – Part 1: a review of current practice765
4Legal research672
5The Party Wall etc Act 1996: Compensation & treatment of easements650
6Progressing the rights to light debate: Part 3: judicial attitudes to current practice648
7Invalid party wall awards and how to avoid them645
8Progressing the rights to light debate: Part 2: the grumble point revisited570
9Rights to light: Radical consequences of an orthodox decision559
10The built environment interdiscipline: A theoretical model for decision makers in research and teaching547