Architectural adviser sacked by Grenfell Inquiry


John Priestley dropped after two days over ‘misuse of title’ complaint

The RIBA chartered member who was appointed as an expert witness by the Grenfell Inquiry has been sacked after two days.

John Priestley, of John Priestley Associates, is being investigated by the Arb for describing himself as a “UK registered and Chartered Architect” when he has not in fact been on the Arb register since 2010.

A statement from an inquiry spokeman said: “All expert witnesses instructed by the inquiry are expected to comply with any relevant provisions and professional codes of conduct.

“Before he was instructed John Priestley confirmed he was a UK registered and chartered architect.

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