Architect suspended over botched loft conversion

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He pocketed cash intended for inspectors

An architect has been banned from practising for two years after he was found guilty of seven counts of unprofessional conduct in relation to a loft conversion built to the wrong height.

Ibiapuye Ekineh, of north London-based IBI Design Associates, was found guilty of failing to provide detailed drawings for the project and of retaining fees provided by his clients that should have been paid to London Building Control and Thames Water.

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