The course is aimed at lawyers who are looking to develop a practice in construction law and experienced construction professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of the law.
Day One
  • Formation of contracts
  • Contract documents – what is and is not included?
  • The basic legal constituents of a construction contract
  • The standard forms – JCT, ICC (ICE), NEC & FIDIC
  • Implied terms
  • Subcontracts & works contracts
  • Collateral warranties and performance bonds
  • Working with others - architects, engineers, contract administrators, project managers & quantity surveyors
  • Interim & final payments
  • Changes & variations

Day Two 
  • When things don’t go to plan
  • Liquidated damages
  • Practical/substantial completion
  • Defects liability or rectification period
  • Indemnity & insurance
  • Termination
  • Contractors’ claims
  • Notices
  • Delay, disruption & acceleration
  • Extensions of time
  • Concurrent delay – What is the correct approach?
  •  Issues Arising from Disruption via Multiple Causes
  • Ownership of float
  • Proof of causation – Critical path method
  • Expert evidence
  • Direct & indirect costs and interest
  • Compromises - What should be covered?
  • Time bars & final certificates
  • Smash & grab claims
  • Dispute resolution – the options available
  • Litigation tactics
Darryl Royce

Darryl Royce

Details and courses

Available dates (2)
Wed 16 Oct 2019 - 9:30AM Manchester Members save up to 50% off training£1020
Wed 20 Nov 2019 - 9:30AM London £1020

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