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RIBA intervention fails to sway Baden Hellard judges

An extraordinary last-ditch attempt by RIBA director-general Alex Reid to make presentations in defence of Ron Baden Hellard in the High Court failed last week when judges denied him and his counsel a chance to speak. Baden Hellard was preparing to fight his case against an Architects Registration Board prosecution, when Reid unexpectedly asked judges for permission to appear just 40 minutes before the case was to be heard last Thursday morning. RIBA's counsel had been instructed to ...


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