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Jonathan Longden Director
Jonathan ShieldsLongden     Jonathan has over 30 years of experience across a broad range of residential and commercial work in many sectors of the market. He has spent around half of his career in London and the other half in Oxfordshire, dividing his time between client and professional advisor. This range of experience enables Jonathan to deal with complex and legally difficult proposals; focus on client side matters and summarize complex issues simply and succinctly.

Jonathan usually leads on Commercial Acquisitions/Surveys, Legal and Expert Witness Instructions (either commercial or residential), Party Walls, Schedules of Condition, Maintenance Reports, Dilapidations, Defects and Disputes.

Arron Hyatt
Project Manager
Arron ShieldsLongden     Arron leads on the refurbishment and alteration of buildings, including extensions, both for residential and commercial instructions.
He spent the first 20 years of his career as a building contractor before moving into consultancy. He therefore has considerable first hand knowledge of construction projects, contracts and site work.
His work may involve initial and budgetary advice, or taking a project through the initial stages of Planning and Building Regulations, or providing a full service through to completion/final account, monitoring works and progress on site.

Peter Richardson
HND (Building)
Peter ShieldsLongden     Peter has over 25 years of experience of the design and detailing of building works to both commercial and residential property, including refurbishment, extensions and alterations.

He leads on all drawing production which is carried out in CAD, and provides valuable support for Planning Applications, Detailed Design, Building Regulations, Land Registry compliant work and revisions during the course of a Building Contract.

Amy Longden
Amy ShieldsLongden     Amy is working towards her Chartered status with the RICS and assists with all aspects of the business.
She has gained experience in leases, understanding the importance of those few key words, commercial agency and dilapidations whilst also gaining construction knowledge through commercial/residential building surveys and defect surveys.
Unusually, Amy has first hand experience of Expert Witness and professional negligence work including attendance/conference with Counsel and in person at both Civil and Criminal County Courts.
Amy also has a wider business understanding having been actively involved with the setting up of a new company.

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Shields Longden & Co is an independent practice of Chartered Building Surveyors. We are based in Oxfordshire, serving residential and commercial clients countrywide with an emphasis on Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, London and the South East.
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