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Blind tennis ace wins £50,000 after home surveyor missed Japanese knotweed

A visually impaired tennis champion has won £50,000 in compensation after a surveyor failed to spot “visibly present and growing” Japanese knotweed in the garden of his £1.2 million Highgate home.

Paul Pyb, 49, ordered the highest-level survey of the ground-floor flat because his sight problems prevented him from inspecting it himself, and was told the property was in “excellent condition both internally and externally”.

The former financier, who lost his central vision in 2007 and is now a multiple visually impaired and blind tennis champion, hired St John’s Wood-based Conways Chartered Surveyors before buying the Victorian property in 2014.

Read the full details in The Evening Standard

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