AVAILABLE ALL OVER SOUTH WEST ENGLAND AND WALES

COST: £50 (plus VAT) PER PERSON. ALSO AVAILABLE IN-HOUSE (UNLIMITED PARTICIPANTS) SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT OF FEE

Speakers:

Robert Shawyer, LLB (Hons), Pg Dip Legal Practice, IPD Int.Arb., FCIOB, MRICS, MCIArb, MCMI, FNADR, MASI, MInstCES, APA,FFB

NEW! STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO ADJUDICATION, INCLUDING A REVIEW ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTRUCTION ACT

Adresses the adjudication process and in particular, the means to challenge abuse and delay by payers. Considers:

– adjudication provisions under the Construction Act

– adjudication mechanism and management

– the pit falls and opportunities

– current Case Law

– proposed amendments to Construction Act

NEC POLICIES FOR MAIN CONTRACTORSBrings builders up to speed on their obligations under the NEC. Particular focus given to:

– contractor’s roles and responsibilities

– programming requirements

– change management under the main contract forms

– dealing with compensation events

THE NEW JCT/ICE CONTRACT FOR PROJECT PARTNERING

The contract is based on the Collaborative contract, reflecting its collaborative teamwork philosophy. As such the course topic area are:

– project team collaboration and integration Agreement

– good faith, respect and trust within the team

– bi party team contracts

– supply chain implications

– design

– the Charter

– allocation and management of risk

– project programmes

– insurance

– pricing and payment mechanisms

– the resolution of disputes

WORKING WITH THE JCT DESIGN & BUILD CONTRACT

Provides appraisal of the new form, highlighting the differences with its predecessors, including:

– use of contract particulars

– schedules

– relevant events

– L+E matters

– provision for PI Insurance;

– substantive amendment following Co-operative Insurance Society v Henry Boot Scotland Ltd

– a Contractor’s design submission procedure;

– Third Party rights.

A USERS GUIDE TO NEC3: CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT

Explains the philosophy behind the full range of the NEC family of contracts and focuses on the provisions of the Engineering and Construction Contract. Explains the differences between the 2d and 3d Edition.

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO BUILDING CONTRACTS

Gives delegates an understanding of how construction contracts work and why. Provides an examination of the principles of contract law, looking at principle term and conditions, problem areas and an overview of contract law.

DESIGN LIABILITY FOR CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS

Considers:

– what is design?

– standards of care

– duty of care

– Contractor’s liability

– fitness for purpose

– Novation

– Warranties

– Professional Indemnity Insurance considerations

LOSS AND EXPENSE AND EXTENSIONS OF TIME

Addresses key issues in relation to loss and expense and extensions of time:

– what is a loss and expense type claim?

– when will an entitlement to an extension of time arise?

– how do the standard forms of contract deal with loss, expense and extension of time?

– what is meant by prolongation, acceleration and disruption?

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