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RIBA CDM 2015: legal practicalities London course
Talks and lectures

RIBA CDM 2015 legal practicalities London

The half day CDM legal practicalities courses will provide you with legal guidance on CDM 2015 and the Principal Designer role, in an interactive format. Half-day courses will focus on domestic projects, equipping you with the knowledge and training on the legal aspects of CDM and the PD role.

The half-day CDM legal practicalities courses will provide you with legal guidance on CDM 2015 and the Principal Designer role, in an interactive format. Half-day courses will focus on domestic projects, equipping you with the knowledge and training on the legal aspects of CDM and the PD role.

This course will cover:

  • Introduction: different perspectives of lawyers/architects
  • Background to, and importance of, CDM
  • CDM 'Cast'
  • The domestic/non-domestic breakdown: who carries out the client duties on a domestic project?
  • What are the client duties?
  • Designer’s duties: general and specific duties
  • Principal designer duties (Reg 11)
  • Overview of duties of other duty holder
  • Working through problem scenarios and finding solutions
  • Quiz testing knowledge of Part 4.
  • Questions

Speaker

Andrew Butler, Tanfield Chambers

Andrew practises in the areas of Property and Business & Commercial, and is Head of Chambers’ Business & Commercial Group. His cases often involve damage to property and encompass professional negligence claims as well as insurance and construction disputes.

He has been recommended for Real Estate Litigation in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for many years, one recent citation referring to him as having 'good technical knowledge matched by an ability to give practical advice'. Andrew Butler was voted Business Barrister of the Year 2015 by the readership of Lawyer Monthly Magazine.

He is also Global Law Experts' recommended expert in Professional Negligence in England. He was retained by the Royal Institute of British Architects to deliver a programme of seminars for its Core CPD 2016 programme, on guiding principles and contracts.


Course fees

  • RIBA/CIAT members £70 + VAT
  • Non-RIBA members £100+ VAT

Core Curriculum

1. Health, safety and wellbeing
2. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

For more dates and locations, or course types in this series, please see the RIBA CDM 2015: Legal practicalities page.


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