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Building Safety Bill – what’s coming and how will it affect you?

6 May 2022

This online event took place on 03 May 2022 and is now available on-demand. The content in this recording was correct as of the original webinar date.

In anticipation of the adoption of the Building Safety Bill, our specialist compliance and regulatory team give an overview of the measures proposed in the Bill. This is the first of a series of webinars on the sweeping changes to building safety to be introduced in response to the ongoing Grenfell Tower Inquiry through the Building safety Bill and anticipated secondary legislation.

Topics covered include:

  • Background to the bill
  • Who is affected
  • What buildings are in scope
  • What new responsibilities will be introduced
  • Practical measures for the next phase

The speakers also provide details of our Building a Safer Future series. Designed to help you navigate the transition to the new building safety rules and procedures, emphasising the preparations you can make now, and the practical changes that will be required in your day-to-day building management and construction working practices.

Building Safety Bill

Our speakers

Stephanie Coates

Stephanie McGarry

Partner

Stephanie specialises in regulatory law with a particular focus on the issues affecting the education sector. Stephanie advises on policy drafting ranging from consumer protection to mental health and wellbeing.

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Rachel Lyne

Rachel Lyne

Partner

Rachel Lyne specialises in regulatory; health and safety; advisor and advocate in criminal prosecutions and coroners inquests for public bodies and the private sector.

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Alistair Taylor

Alistair Taylor

Trainee Solicitor

Alistair is a trainee solicitor at Browne Jacobson working in the Public, Environment and Planning team. Alistair has previously worked for over 20 years in the environmental sector as a policy advocate at UK, European, and global levels for government agencies, research institutions, and civil society organisations.

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The opinions expressed on this video are provided for the purposes of general interest and information and should not be relied upon. They contain only summaries of aspects of the subject matter at the time of publishing and do not provide comprehensive statements of the law. They do not constitute legal advice and do not provide a substitute for it. So why not talk to us and seek advice that's tailored to you? You can look up one of our experts on this website or call on 0370 270 6000.

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