Standard Conditions of Engagement for Consultancy Contracts

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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

To equip participants with the knowledge and understanding of the Standard Conditions of Engagement for Consultancy Contracts.

Learning objectives

After attending this course, delegates will be well prepared to tender for and enter into Consultancy Contracts under this form of contract and will be fully aware of their obligations and of the potential pitfalls under this contract.

Course outline

This course examines the key aspects of consultancy contracts. These contracts have been designed to place a huge onus on the design consultants at design stage and those entering into these contracts need to be aware of the rights of the Client for set off, payment for consequential damages, reduction in the Fee due to under/over budget estimation, and the “at will” powers of the Client in regard to payment and termination provisions.

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.

Kenny Caldwell BCOMM (Hons)

Kenny has a wide and extensive range of practical, commercial and legal experience, , representing both public and private organisations in adjudication and other dispute forms.

Course duration

1 day - 09:00 - 16:30

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Clients and Consultants likely to be engaged in technical consultancy contracts