Who We Are



We are Commercial Chartered Building Surveyors.

Our Values

Our philosophy is to provide all clients with the best level of service. We achieve this through our understanding of every client’s requirements and exceeding client expectations through our experience and flexible approach.

What We Do

We offer expert advice and traditional building surveying  services including commercial and residential building surveys, party wall matters, schedules of condition, defect analysis, building reinstatement cost assessments, dilapidations, building design, project management, specifications for building work and project co-ordination.

Our People

Philip Setterington

Philip Setterington BSc (Hons) MRICS

Philip Setterington is a chartered building surveyor who started his professional career back in 2003 as a property agent based in North London. Commercially he has worked closely with blue chip clients including leading supermarkets, an international coffee house, major banks and global property investors. Residentially, Philip has been instrumental in the survey and maintenance of high-profile properties with values in excess of £10,000,000. Philip has been fortunate to have gained experience in most elements of building surveying and is able to provide sound advice on most matters. His main interests are project management, insurance valuations, dilapidations and defect diagnosis.

Paul McCarthy

Paul McCarthy BSc (Hons) MSc MRIC

Paul McCarthy is a chartered building surveyor who started his career working for a practice specialising in Local Authority projects within the residential, commercial and educational sectors before moving onto working for commercial clients within a large West End Practice.  Paul has worked predominantly on party wall and neighbourly matters over the last 10 years but has experience in most elements of residential building surveying works and maintains a keen interest in building surveys and defect diagnosis.


Ryan McNally BSc (Hons)

Ryan McNally is a graduate surveyor currently working towards both his Assessment of Professional Competency with RICS and completing a master’s degree in Project Management. Prior to this Ryan worked for ten years within real estate, working with a diverse range of clients.

Email: office@mccarthy.london  Tel: 020 8349 8003