New Construction Contracts Act - Introduction to Adjudication in Ireland

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Organisation profile

With over 25 years’ industry experience, Quigg Golden has become a market leader in the provision of concise and practical contract management, procurement law and dispute resolution advice to the construction industry.  We have acted for employers (both public and private), contractors, sub-contractors and consultants.
Quigg Golden specialise in;
• Procurement;
• Dispute Resolution;
• Contract Drafting & Risk Assessment; and

• Training and Professional Development.

Training aim

The aim of the course is to give participants an extensive introduction to the Construction Contracts Act and how it relates to Adjudication in Ireland. 

Learning objectives

Delegates will have:
• A firm understanding of the provisions of the Act and its likely impact on construction culture in Ireland
• An understanding of the payment regime and what it will mean for ensuring payment
• An appreciation of the adjudication process
• An understanding of key procedural points in the adjudication process

• An awareness of the experience of adjudication in other jurisdictions and the lessons that can be learnt

Course outline

The Construction Contracts Act is now law.  It was enacted on the 29th July 2013, and will have a significant impact on construction culture and practice.  This course will present an overview of the key changes which the Act will make, focusing on:
1) Payment and the new payment regime
2) Effects of suspension of works
3) Adjudication- what is it and what does it mean for you?

4) The adjudication process under the Act

Trainer's profile

James Golden, BEng, LLB, CEng, FICE, MCIArb, FInstCES, MRICS.
James Golden is a chartered engineer and barrister.  A director of Quigg Golden, James has advocated in adjudications for fifteen years and is an experienced adjudicator. 
David McNeice LL.B (Hons), LL.M

David McNeice is a legal graduate of high standing, and a respected legal consultant in the area of contract management and dispute resolution. 

Course duration

1 day - 09:00 - 16:30

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Construction professionals involved in contract administration on behalf of the employer or contractor or as employer’s representative.