Legal Services for Misuse of Title

Legal Services for Misuse of Title

ARB invites bids for legal services for misuse of the title ‘architect’ ARB is the UK statutory regulator of architects, and is responsible for regulating the use of the title ‘Architect’.

ARB Legal Services for Misuse of Title

ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION BOARD

Contract summary

Industry

Other Services, Defence and security

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract (£)

£30,000

Published date

22 July 2015

Closing date

31 July 2015

Contract start date

31 December 2015

Contract end date

31 December 2018

Description

ARB invites bids for legal services for misuse of the title ‘architect’ ARB is the UK statutory regulator of architects, and is responsible for regulating the use of the title ‘Architect’. Under the provisions of the Architects Act 1997 any unregistered person using the title ‘Architect’ is committing an offence upon summary conviction. ARB is looking to engage individuals or practices to advise on, prepare and prosecute misuse of title cases at the magistrates’ courts. Applicants must: • be a solicitor or barrister; • have experience of prosecuting criminal cases. Experience of working with a statutory regulator or dealing with restricted titles is desirable. The successful applicant(s) would be expected to annually deal with approximately 25 misuse of title cases, leading to three full prosecutions. The closing date for completed questionnaires is 5pm on 31 July 2015 Further information, including a pre-qualification questionnaire, is available on ARB’s website, or by calling 020 7580 5861 or emailing professionalstandards@arb.org.uk

About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Loukes

Address

Architects Registration Board

8 Weymouth Street

London

W1W 5BU

England

Telephone

0207 580 5861

Email

sarahl@arb.org.uk

Website

www.arb.org.uk

Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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