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Inquirer vacancy

The Architects Registration Board is seeking to appoint architect Inquirers to provide technical advice in respect of complaints against registered architects.

The Architects Registration Board is the statutory regulator for architects in the UK. One of the roles of the ARB is to investigate complaints about the competence and conduct of architects on the Register.

For more information on the ARB please visit

Role: Inquirer
Term of Engagement: Four year term, with the possibility of reappointment
Hourly rate: £120 (subject to tax and National Insurance)


The role will involve providing technical advice to Investigations staff during the initial stages of a complaint and carrying out further investigation such as undertaking site visits, interviewing parties and submitting a report on the findings. An inquirer may also be required to present their evidence at a Professional Conduct Committee hearing.

This is not an onerous appointment, with work being undertaken remotely. Each inquirer will likely receive 1-2 instructions a year.


To be considered for this role candidates must be a registered Architect in the UK. Experience of giving expert witness evidence to court or tribunals is desirable (although not essential).

Application Process
Closing date for completed applications is 9am on Tuesday 7 May 2019
We anticipate interviews will be held on Monday 10, Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June 2019 at ARB’s Office in Central London. 

For an application pack please visit, and follow the link to download the relevant documentation. Please note that you will need to complete an application form in full in order to be considered for this position. CVs will not be accepted.

No agencies please.

ARB is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.


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