Tony J Rellis MRICS has a proven track record within the insurance sector and has 30 years experience as a building surveyor working on a varied portfolio of residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and retail properties.

He has previously occupied posts as national director of insurance for a building surveying and cost consultancy practice, head of building consultancy department for a niche central London private practice firm, and regional operations manager for the surveying arm of a major loss adjusting firm .  A specialist on party wall matters, listed buildings and the heritage environment, Tony is based out of our London office.

He joined Brawdia in October 2022 as a Director and regional lead and will develop our heritage consultancy offering to the insurance sector along with growing our specialist surveying services.

Specialist Services


We work with both tenants and landlords to assess, cost, negotiate and agree dilapidations claims.

We deal with dilapidations issues across a broad range of property types – from a single floor to portfolios of hundreds of properties.  

Our dilapidation services include assessments of potential dilapidations liabilities, negotiation of dilapidations disputes for landlords and tenants, lease interpretation and advice, expert witness opinions. 

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Expert Witness

We offer independent, reliable and expert advice to resolve building and property related disputes. We have made legal representation as Expert Witness under CPR Part 35 and acted as a single joint expert or on individual appointments.

We will act on behalf of insurers, private clients, developers, freeholders and home owners.

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We have knowledge and experience in dealing with listed buildings and historic properties. Our main area of coverage is London, Midlands, East and south east of England.

Our services include building surveys, building pathology reports, specification of repairs, project management and insurance claims of historic/listed buildings and structures. We can also act as a consultant and advisor for gaining listed building and conservation area consents from local authorities.

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Cost Consultancy

Our cost consultancy works alongside the project team providing cost certainty to stakeholders and ensuring successful delivery. We manage any change throughout the project and keep the stakeholders informed of cost change and any foreseeable risks accounted for. We have a large data pool of costs to ensure accuracy in reporting to stakeholders.

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New Build & Refurbishment

Project Management requires a proactive and hands on approach with all parties involved throughout the project process. Any aspects of the project not controlled effectively can have cost and programme delays. We ensure projects are ran effectively, within programme and budgets whilst managing the expectations of all stakeholders.

Our Chartered Surveyors have a vast amount of experience and the right skill set to manage a successful project throughout the UK. Working within commercial, industrial, leisure and retail projects in both new build and refurbishment projects.

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Party Wall

We have expert knowledge and understanding of the Party Wall Act 1996 and act as party wall surveyor for building owner(s), adjoining owner(s) and as agreed surveyor in England and Wales. We have made legal representation for insurers and to County Courts and Tribunal, where we have offered our expert advice to resolve neighbourly disputes and party wall matters.

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Construction Design Management

Health and Safety starts at the implantation of the project and goes on after the project. Brawdia ensure a project is ran efficiently and cost effectively and coordinating Health & Safety with the project team. Brawdia have experience and provide services as a Principle Designer in commercial, industrial and leisure sectors and ensuring the Health & Safety legislation is adhered to by all parties.

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Defect Analysis

Defect analysis reports are produced for property stakeholders who have concerns about a single or number of defects to a property.

Examples could be cracks on walls, roof problems, damp penetration, condensation or subsidence. We can inspect a property, identify the seriousness of the defect, and produce an analysis report including photographs on the reasons for the problem and propose the best solutions with repair cost estimates.

We can arrange and manage remedial work too, ensuring the required repairs are done correctly and avoiding costly mistakes. 

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Technical Due Diligence

Technical due diligence is the structured review, analysis, investigation and gathering of information about the physical characteristics of a property and/or land.

Put into a technical due diligence report, these can be used by a prospective buyer, occupier or financer to make an informed assessment of any risks from a technical perspective.

The process can identify any defects, damage or deficiencies that could impact on the asset’s value or the safety of occupants in the short, medium and long term. 

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Value At Risk

The right level of insurance cover is a key element of your risk management strategy, whether you’re a property owner, occupier or investor.

We are experts in reinstatement cost assessments. We help clients avoid being under-insured, which would put them at risk of potential losses in a claim and ensure they do not pay too much if their property has been over-insured in the past. 

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Project Monitoring

Project monitoring focuses on protecting the client’s interests by identifying and advising on the risks associated with acquiring an interest in a development that is not under their direct control. Project monitoring is also known as development monitoring or acting as the bank, funder or tenant’s surveyor. 

We offer project monitoring to a range of client types including funding institutions, which acquire development schemes as an investment on completion, tenants or purchasers committed to leasing or buying a property upon completion, development finance companies, grant funders, PFI funders and end-users. Project monitoring considers the developer and its chosen design and construction team’s performance in a pro-active and timely manner, keeping the client informed to make the best decisions.

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