Professional Liability Short course


Due to recent case law, professional liability remains a concern for property professionals. On this Professional Liability short course, you'll review the legal position of all surveyors and property professionals, both in managing their risk exposure, and dealing with potential liability in disputes.

Ideal for professionals who want to stay alert to liability issues and the changes arising from court decisions, this course will focus on understanding potential pitfalls, and proactive approaches to risk avoidance. It'll also prove invaluable to those interested in taking appointments as expert witnesses in liability-related disputes.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Start and end dates: 07 November, 9.20am – 12.40pm
  • Location: The Potters Heron Hotel, nr. Romsey SO51 9ZF


  • Single booking: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • a refresher on principles of liability
  • the duty of the property professional
  • liability for valuation in unstable markets
  • the role of expert evidence: ‘the margin of error’
  • relevant recent case law


You'll be taught by Professor Anthony Lavers, who has pursued a career in higher education and legal practice, maintaining connections with surveying and the RICS. He has worked at Portsmouth, Singapore, Cambridge and Oxford Brookes universities and is counsel at the international law firm White and Case.

He is a leading expert in his field and regular CPD speaker in the UK and overseas.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

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