Construction Law - Principles of Law and Contract Administrator’s Liabilities
Duration ½ day
This course provides detailed guidance for users of NEC, JCT and FIDIC forms of contract in determining the procurement and contract strategies to achieve project objectives and in the application of contracts in meeting these strategies.
This course provides construction professionals with an up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts with practical examples of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts.
This ½ day course is part of the Construction Contracts Law and Management Training (CCLM) Programme and specifically covers the following areas:
• Liability in contract and tort
• Contract administrator’s obligations
• Responsibility for design
• A brief overview the Contractor’s and Employer’s obligations
The course can also be converted into a 5-day programme which covers the following areas of contract management and law:
• UK construction sector context, Roles and relationships, General contracting and Design-build
• Construction management, Collaborative contracting, Risk allocation and procurement decisions, Contract choice, Tendering and contract formation and Liability in contract and tort
• Contractor’s obligations, Employer’s obligations, Responsibility for design, Time, Payment and Contractors’ delay, and disruption costs
• Insurance and bonds, Role of the contract administrator and Sub-contracts
• Financial remedies for breach of contract, Defective buildings and subsequent owners, Suspension and termination of contracts, Non-adversarial dispute resolution and Adversarial dispute resolution
This programme is recommended for everyone currently or about to be working in a contract management role including; project managers, contract managers, quantity surveyors, clients, consultants, planners, contractors and their supply chain.
This programme is suitable for those new to commercial management or looking to complete the professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), as well as those looking to enhance an existing level of knowledge and understanding.