2021-04-22 13:00:00 2021-04-22 14:00:00 Australia/Melbourne Conflicts of interest during design Introducing the second masterclass in our Practitioner Education Series. A series that supports industry with practical insights, evidence-based strategies and resources. Australia Amy ter Bogt Amy.terBogt@vba.vic.gov.au Print

Conflicts of interest during design

Masterclass
Introducing the second masterclass in our Practitioner Education Series. A series that supports industry with practical insights, evidence-based strategies and resources.

This session in the Practitioner Education Series will be VBA's Conflict of Interest During Design, presented by Jeanette Barbaro, Partner, MinterEllison.

The Code of Conduct for Building Surveyors came into effect on 1 January 2021.The code specifies requirements for professional conduct, related to potential conflicts of interest, and clarifies the role of the Relevant Building Surveyor in the development and design of construction works. Jeanette will explore the various requirements, present practical examples of good practice and speak about the obligations articulated in the Act.

As practitioners continue to build their awareness and understanding of the Code and adjust their practice, we’ve heard many of you are seeking clarity on this important issue. Join Jeanette as she explores the various requirements, presents practical examples of good practice, and answers your questions.

About the presenter

Jeanette is a partner at MinterEllison in the Project, Infrastructure and Construction group. In addition to managing construction disputes, Jeanette leads the National Building Regulation and Compliance team. As a construction lawyer, Jeanette understands the technicalities of building compliance as well as the legal risks and industry dynamics. Jeanette regularly advises builders, developers, investors, government and regulators in relation to residential and commercial construction including the use of non-conforming building products such as combustible cladding.

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