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Architectural students must be properly equipped to practise

In deciding whether a professional has acted negligently, the standard against which courts measure performance is that of a reasonably competent person acting in that field. So think carefully before you claim skill or knowledge that is beyond that expected of an architect of 'average' competence, and do not let your ego override your interests! It is surprising that professional indemnity companies do not increase premiums for architects claiming special expertise - but that is another ...

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