David Chipperfield is the latest high-profile architect to take a client to court, but every architect will face that dilemma at some point in their career. Lawyer Laurence Cobb urges caution
Elderly architects absolved of any responsibility as case settled out of court
Appeals and judicial reviews to be heard by specialist judges
Architects must try to limit their exposure, says legal expert Patrick Perry
A bill to modernise UK copyright law has been given Royal Assent but will it protect architects?
Insurance allows directors and officers to take strategic decisions without threat of personal liability
Architects are frequently under pressure from developers to provide assurance to third parties
How are the terms “lack of integrity” and “dishonesty” defined?
Could a tax-saving employee shareholder scheme benefit your practice?
The pros and cons of taking out single project professional indemnity policies, says Patrick Perry
Legal claims relating to sustainability requirements could end up leaving architects significantly out of pocket, says Patrick Perry
What steps can smaller practices take to recover debts without the luxury of an in-house lawyer?
How to avoid falling fall foul of the Bribery Act with corporate hospitality tickets for the Olympics
If I discuss inside developments at my firm with third parties, can I be sued?