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CDM 2015: half-day legal practicalities for domestic projects

01 November 10:00 - 12:30
Organized by: RIBA London
Venue: , Herman Miller
61 Aldwych,

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. (please note, full-day courses covering domestic and non-domestic projects are available.

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 Working through problem scenarios: what can go wrong? Quiz testing knowledge of Part 4. Questions Speakers:

The half-day courses will be delivered by either Andrew Butler or Robert Bowker from Tanfield Chambers.

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 Health, safety and wellbeing Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance