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RIBA/BIID domestic professional services contract: interior design services

The 2020 RIBA domestic professional services contract: interior design services is suitable where the interior designer undertakes a commission for interior design services on domestic projects for a consumer client.

It can be used for work on the client’s own home, including renovations, extensions, maintenance and new buildings in their own name.

Buy a domestic professional services contract: interior design services

It is legally advisable that both parties to the contract each have an original signed version.

You will need to buy two paper copies.

Please note: From 10 January 2022, prices will be:

  • Digital contracts from £20 plus VAT
  • Paper contracts from £30 plus VAT

RIBA Chartered Practices get 50% off digital contracts. You can print multiple times at no extra cost.

Review the specimen copy of this contract.

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Key features

The RIBA domestic professional services contract: interior design services has been created to align with the revised RIBA Plan of Work.

Other features include:

  • Succinct and easy to understand language, compared to other standard forms of contracts
  • Compliant with the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Fair and equitable terms of the contract for both the client and the architect/consultant
  • The clause structure used in the contract avoids the use of large numbers of sub-sub clauses and large amounts of cross-referencing between provisions

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