March 2019 Archive

Mr Philip Freeborn, Mrs Christina Goldie v Mr Daniel Robert De Almeida Marcal (Trading as Dan Marcal Architects) [2019] EWHC 454 (TCC)

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This case offers a salutary lesson for all Architects (and other professionals): not only will a failure to record your client's brief (and agreed changes to that brief) clearly and in writing be regarded as a "serious breach of duty" (and a failure to comply with ARB and RIBA Codes of Conduct), it may expose you to liability if the client's original brief is subsequently not achieved. More …