What Constitutes Building Works for the Purposes of HRBs?
Tuesday 16th, July 2024
14:00 - 15:00

What Constitutes Building Works for the Purposes of HRBs?

What Constitutes Building Works for the Purposes of HRBs?

“What Constitutes “Building Work” for the purposes of Higher-Risk Buildings?”

This webinar will explore the exceptions and the practicalities of defining whether something is “building work” for the purposes of determining the need for a Gateway 2 application.


Mark London, Partner, Devonshires

Mark is Senior Partner at Devonshires and heads up our Construction, Engineering and Procurement team. The team is made up of over 30 specialist construction lawyers carrying out work across a diverse range of sectors within the industry. Their clients include registered providers of social housing, local authorities, developers, sub-contractors and private individuals. The team operate from offices in London, Leeds, and Colchester.

Rachel Jones, Senior Associate, Devonshires 

Rachel specialises in all aspects of construction and engineering law dispute resolution, including; litigation, adjudication and mediation. She has experience dealing with a wide variety of construction related disputes, primarily for employers; public bodies, including local authorities and registered social landlords and she has been heavily involved in the claims arising from the “cladding crisis”, namely compliance with Building Regulations and fire safety issues in external walls of multi-storey buildings, which has so affected the housing sector.

Andrew Mellor, Partner, PRP Architects

Andrew is a Partner at PRP and leads PRPs’ Development Consultancy. He has much experience of residential development, existing building retrofit and reuse, as well as building safety remediation. Andrew acts as an expert technical advisor to building owners with regards to considering compliance, future standards, risks and the wellbeing of residents. His current work includes adaptive reuse, refurbishment and retrofit projects where innovative approaches are being used to ensure efficiencies with regards to costs, time and environmental performance.

He undertakes technical and analytical impact policy work for DLUHC and the Welsh Government including various parts of the Building Regulations, Building Safety regimes, second stairs and building safety proportionate risk evaluation projects.

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