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RICS revised Rules of Conduct – coming soon

Published on 17 January 2022. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Emrys Moore, Associate

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The RICS's new Rules of Conduct are due to come into force on 2 February 2022. The rules combine the previously separate codes for individuals and firms in force since 2007 with the Global Professional and Ethical Principles from 2009, with the intention of providing a single, concise summary of all relevant principles, in order to allow RICS member firms and clients to understand what good professional practice looks like.

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Architect receives 12 month suspension over "ugly duckling" home cinema design

Published on 06 August 2021. By Emma Wherry, Senior Associate and Sarah O'Callaghan, Associate and Emrys Moore, Associate

Daniel Marcal, an internationally renowned and award winning architect, was retained by Phillip Freeborn, former head of operations at Barclays Capital and his wife Christina Goldie to design an "architectural jewel" of a home cinema, in their £7 million London home. However, as Mr Freeborn told the High Court in his claim against Mr Marcal, he ended up with a "wonky" "expensive white elephant", rather than the sleek modernist cube floating over his pool that he had wanted.

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