The course addresses the four main contracts in the construction phase of the work. This is a practical course that emphasizes those areas that give the most difficulty on construction projects. These issues include change management from instruction to valuation, programming requirements, extensions of time and risk allocation.
The public works contracts were published on 19th February, 2007 for use on all public works. This constitutes a large section of the construction market and this new contract involves a step change in approach. The course addresses the completely different drafting of the four main contracts in the construction phase of the work. Obligations, risks and administration will be central to the course. Examples are used to illustrate contract interpretation.
Contract documentation and schedules (choice of risk allocation)
Role and Responsibility of the Employer, Employer’s Representative and Contractor Programme and the way the contract controls time
Compensation Event – Notification, Application and Evaluation
Completion and Extensions of Time
Who should attend?
Employers, Employer’s Representative, Contractors and Subcontractors. In essence all those employed in key roles in the execution of construction work from either contracting party.
James Golden, BEng LLB CEng FICE MCIArb FInstCES MRICS
James is a barrister, chartered engineer and surveyor. He is widely experienced in all aspects of construction claims and dispute resolution. Always commercially minded, he has a reputation of grasping the key issues quickly and thoroughly with the ability to explain them to decision makers and clients alike.
James’ experience includes advocating for clients and acting as an expert witness. He regularly acts as contract administrator and/or project manager and also acts as an examiner of the institution of civil engineers.
Pauric Marray, BA LLB PgDip ACiArb
Pauric has specialised in construction law with Quigg Golden for over eight years.He is a law graduate and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Pauric advises on all aspects of construction law including contract drafting, preparation and evaluation of construction claims and the management of disputes in arbitration, conciliation, mediation and adjudication.
He is also a qualified training provider with experience in the design and implementation of training programmes.