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Legalease

Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

Julie Humphryes

Humphryes: ‘Gender stereotyping is endemic in architecture’

18-Jul-2015 | By

Architect Julie Humphryes, who recently won a £250,000 payout after a court ruled she had been the target of sexist bullying, talks exclusively to the AJ about her experience

Legalease

Letting your intentions be known

17-Jun-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: A letter of intent needs to be handled with the level of care appropriate to a full appointment, says Mark Klimt

BIM

What happens on tender, stays on tender

20-May-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Architects need to be cautious about the potential for risks arising from the increasingly common use of non-disclosure agreements, says Mark Klimt

Legalease

So long CDM co-ordinator, hello principal designer

22-Apr-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: The new CDM regulations came into force this month, with the principal designer taking on significant responsibilities, writes Mark Klimt

Legalease

Proper planning and strong leadership will avoid playground spat

11-Mar-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: School commissions carry a heightened risk, not least because the client body is likely to be disparate and divided in its views, writes Mark Klimt

Legalease

It pays to be open from the onset

11-Feb-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Architects need to be able to demonstrate they have no conflicts of interest whatever the procurement route, writes Mark Klimt

Legalease

It is hard to resist the obligation to 'supervise' building works

11-Dec-2014 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Your failure to inspect items properly might cost you dearly in the case of a claim, writes Mark Klimt

Munkenbeck Marshall St Baths

British Pavilion backer faces court claim for unpaid fees on Soho job

31-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Munkenbeck+Partners Architects is suing a company co-founded by one of the sponsors of this year’s British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for a share of almost £1 million in unpaid fees

Legalease

Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate

20-Oct-2014 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: The right to withdraw consent to the use of architect’s drawings is probably a better weapon in theory than in it is practice, writes Mark Klimt

Legalease

Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

Julie Humphryes

Humphryes: ‘Gender stereotyping is endemic in architecture’

18-Jul-2015 | By

Architect Julie Humphryes, who recently won a £250,000 payout after a court ruled she had been the target of sexist bullying, talks exclusively to the AJ about her experience

Tape measure

New regulations should bring forward much-needed new homes

15-Jul-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Continuing his look at changes to the Building Regs this October, Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to access to dwellings

Legalease

Letting your intentions be known

17-Jun-2015 | By Mark Klimt

Legalese: A letter of intent needs to be handled with the level of care appropriate to a full appointment, says Mark Klimt

Bridge the Gap

Awash with changes to water-efficiency requirements

10-Jun-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

Geoff Wilkinson sets out the key changes to water use requirements (Part G) brought about by the government’s Housing Standards Review