Japanese knotweed is an invasive herbaceous perennial plant which has been found in nearly every 10 square kilometres of the UK. Japanese knotweed can spread rapidly and can cause serious damage to the infrastructure of your home, growing through walls, drains and paving.
Even a minor knotweed infestation can knock thousands of pounds off the value of your home and could stop it from being sold altogether. We can help identify your Japanese knotweed problem so that you can mitigate potential financial losses, or claim compensation from the responsible party.
An invasive plant such as this can be a major financial burden to carry, we can help alleviate this by helping you get rid of Japanese knotweed and bring action against those responsible for not informing you of the existing infestation, or who have lied about the presence of Japanese knotweed.
Perhaps a surveyor missed the Japanese knotweed in his initial inspection, or you’ve discovered it growing in a neighbour’s garden? However you’ve been affected by knotweed, we can find a solution to your problem, so that you can mitigate your losses and move forward.
Paolo Martini is the lead solicitor for Knotweed Help and has over 30 years of experience in the field of Civil Litigation and is an expert on the legal issues faced by individuals dealing with Japanese knotweed on their land. Now considered one of the country's leading litigators in Japanese knotweed law he works alongside the country’s top barristers and experts. His in-depth legal experience and connections to the Japanese knotweed removal industry make him uniquely suited for handling your case.
Japanese knotweed is a rhizomatous plant, meaning that it has a modified stem system that grows underground (much like a