Mr Aftar Hussain

Senior Building Surveyor

Mr Hussain

Mr Aftar Hussain is an experienced Building Surveyor who provides expert evidence for Housing disrepair claims for both landlord and tenant.

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I currently hold the position of Director at Oval Surveyors Limited, a private practice based in Central London, which provides a range of surveying services such as Building Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Valuations, Expert Witness Reports for Housing Condition claims, Condition Surveys, Specific Defect Investigation Surveys & Party Wall Services. The practice is Regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

I have been surveying since 2008 and my specialist area is Building Surveying & Project Management. Throughout my career, I have worked for both public and private organisations including the London Borough of Southwark, London & Quadrant Housing Trust and Heyes Chartered Surveyors Limited.

I have ascertained Building Surveying & Project Management experience in several fields, such as Residential Building Surveys, Valuations, Measured Surveys, Housing Disrepair Section 11 claims, Condition Surveys, Structural Investigations, Party Wall matters, Stock Condition Surveys, Diagnostic Testing, Condensation Assessments, Moisture Meter Surveys, Contract Administration, Procurement & Tendering, Dispute Resolution, Dilapidations, Project Management, Planned & Preventative Maintenance and delivering Housing Refurbishment Projects with a value of between £2m to £8m.

Experience of giving evidence

I specialise particularly in Housing Disrepair Section 11 claims with over 14 years’ experience within the construction and property industry and in preparing defect reports of this nature and I have an in-depth knowledge of building pathology, producing detailed CPR compliant reports and specifications and analysing records and documents through the pre- action process.

Services provided

  • Expert Witness Reports for Housing Condition claims
  • Building Surveys
  • Homebuyer Reports
  • Valuations
  • Condition Surveys
  • Specific Defect Investigation Surveys
  • Party Wall Services


I am an experienced and impartial building surveyor and director of Oval Surveyors Limited. I have undertaken approx. 300 expert witness instructions for housing disrepair claims in the last year for both claimants and defendants. Surveys are arranged within 1 to 3 days upon receipt of instruction and are usually undertaken within 10 days (depending on volume of work and access). Surveys usually take 2 to 5 working days to complete reports.


Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Qualifications and memberships


  • Building Surveying MSc – 2014
  • Business and Information Technology BSc (Hons) – 2007


  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) – 2021
  • Associate Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – 2021
  • RICS Registered Valuer – 2022

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