Architects – Example Claims

Architects can be exposed to a wide range of claims, these can include (but are not limited to):-

1. Errors in the production of drawings, schedules, specifications or quantities of materials

2. An incorrect assessment of a clients requirements, particularly with regard to timescales or financial limits imposed by a contract

3. Inadequate supervision of contractors or other professionals

4. Incorrect assessment or understanding of a clients requirements, timescales or financial limitations.

5. Errors in the production of drawings, schedules or negligent design

6. Negligent site layout

7. Negligent survey report

8. Failure to adequately specify

9. Failure to make or renew planning permission requests within the given timescales