SJN Building Consultants



SJN Building Consultants specialise in various sectors of the property and construction market across NSW. We pride ourselves on being experts in the field of property and construction and helping our clients make the right decision when they purchase a property.

Our dedicated and committed team is highly trained in providing expert advice in the form of specialist reports aimed at giving you confidence and clarity when you make that all important property purchase. They can also act as independent expert witnesses in the case of unresolved disputes that proceed to litigation.

Our services are a valuable asset to any homeowner or developer and our job is to protect your investment. That is why our inspectors, who are all licensed builders, spend the time that is required scrutinising properties in order to prepare thorough and comprehensive reports that are written in plain English for ease of understanding. Our client focus approach is the personal touch you deserve.

We have created strong relationships with our clients who include law firms, home owners, purchasers, investors, conveyancers, builders and developers.


SJN Building Consultants Managing Director Steven Nakhla has worked on a diverse range of projects in the building industry since 2004, having worked in every aspect of construction from labourer to estimator and project manager. Put simply, he loves what he does. As principal consultant, Steven’s passion is building and in particular ensuring buyers make the right choice and that any disputes along the way are resolved with as little impact as possible.


Frances is the Operations Manager at SJN Building Consultants and has over 30 years’ experience working in various law firms across Sydney, including King & Wood Mallesons, Colin Biggers & Paisley and many more. She understands the legal system and has briefed many experts in her previous roles. At SJN Building Consultants, Frances is responsible for receiving briefs, liaising with the clients, proof reading reports and ensuring they comply with the instructions and relevant codes of conduct. Her legal experience adds great value to the work we do.