Risk, Time and Money in the Public Works Contract

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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 this is course is to give delegates a complete understanding of the main aspects of the Public Works Contract, namely Clauses 4 (Management), 9 (Time), 10 (Claims) and 11 (Payment). 

Learning objectives

After this seminar, participants will be fully aware of their obligations regarding risk, programme, time and payment issues under the PWC and how to administer the contract more effectively. Participants will have a greater sense of the meaning and intent of the key clauses, and should be able to apply this in practice.

This course will invite interaction and discussion amongst the attendees in order to further each of their knowledge of the PWC.

Course outline

This course is intended for those who have a working knowledge of the Public Works Contracts but seek a further in-depth understanding of the core clauses. Significant time will be devoted to practical examples, which will be based on the practical and real life experience of our own engineering and legally qualified professionals. Delegates are encouraged to provide practical examples in advance of the course, which would facilitate an afternoon Work Shop style discussion of problematic areas.

Trainer's profile

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.
Brian Quinn Bsc

Brian has acquired extensive experience in the management of PWC contracts.  He regularly lectures at professional institutions on the PWC forms of contract as well as the proposed Construction Contracts Act. 

Course duration

1 day - 09:00 - 16:30

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Employers, Employer’s Representative, Contractors and Subcontractors. In essence all those employed  in key roles in the execution of construction work in Public Work Contracts.