Probyn Miers was founded in 1998 with the visionary idea to develop the excellence of a multi-disciplinary team of architects to provide answers and solutions to complex construction conflicts. It has become the UK's leading 'think tank' of Expert Architects in Construction Dispute Avoidance and Resolution with offices in London and Dubai as the centres for their worldwide services.
'Risks & Responsibilities' is the free '2014 Annual Conference' addressing key issues of relevance for architects in respect of : The challenges of design coordination within an electronic environment when working across the borders; 'How to Avoid Disagreements in construction to Escalate into Disputes' ; an update on the trends in 'Construction Claims' and the conflicts of 'Building by Sub-Contracting'.
The first class speakers for this conference are leading authorities across a broad spectrum of sectors in Construction in the UK and Internationally.
Construction: Risks & Responsibilities
Paolo Virmecati, Associate Grimshaw Architects: ‘Make Friends with Strangers - Manage Design Across Borders’
Christopher Miers, Founder / Managing Director Probyn Miers: ‘Dispute Boards - in Construction: Preventing Disagreements from Escalating into Disputes’
Roger ter Haar QC, Crown Office Chamber: ’Design Build-Death by Sub-Contracting’ (Mr Justice Coulson's reference)
Paul Reed QC, Hardwicke Chambers: ‘Trends in Construction Claims’
The Crown Plaza Hotel (conference theatre)
19 New Bridge St
(2 minutes from Blackfriars St)