If you`re worried that your party wall might follow the latter path, here you`ll find some frequently asked questions that we`ve answered in the past. Your architect will have a lot of experience in managing party wall issues – some may even be your party wall surveyor. We`ve also covered the basics of party walls in another advisor article, so if you haven`t read it yet, we advise you to start there! Your neighbour or “adjacent owner” is free to name the surveyor they want, whether you agree or not, which means you have no control over who is chosen and the law requires that the reasonable costs of your neighbour`s surveyor be borne by the party doing the work (the owners), so you also have no control over the costs. Find out everything you need to know, from following the law to finding a surveyor, to issuing written notification, with our handy guide to party wall agreements. Their neighbors can claim compensation if they can prove that they suffered a loss due to work, which might even require the removal from work. . . .