Architects relate their bespoke contract hell

BD reported last week about the growing concern among architects over lawyers who advise clients to use bespoke contracts for every job.

Last week, BD reported on attempts by the RIBA and Construction Industry Council to develop standard contracts that would stop lawyers lining their pockets by developing cumbersome bespoke contracts that are unfair to architects (News May 12). This week, readers tell of their own experiences at the hands of lawyers:

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