Education and Training

Education and Training

As  Construction Law specialists, we provide a full range of training options from seminars through to bespoke in-house training and public courses. Our trainers are dual-qualified and provide value to our Client’s business in their chosen fields.

Our Training programmes and seminars tailored to your particular requirements and developed in collaboration with you based on your training needs. We are happy to provide training on a variety of topics such as a JCT or ICE contracts, the NEC ECC, PPC 2000 and Adjudication, Arbitration, Mediation or Programming and Planning.

Breakfast seminar - march 2014

Typical subjects include:
  • Dispute  Avoidance
    Learning to recognise and minimise potential claim situations in advance and how to avoid or resolve conflict as well as providing guidance on the efficient resolution of disputes where  disputes cannot be avoided.
  • Delay and disruption
    Learning to understand the common factors that cause delay and disruption of construction projects as well as providing practical guidance on possible steps to manage delay, avoid disputes and ways to produce and defend claims.
  • Design and build
    A guide to design and build contracts covering essential contractual issues, objectives and differences to traditional contracting, in easy-to-follow language with case law examples.
  • The Law of Contract
    Providing a detailed explanation on topics such as letters of intent, contract formation, warranties, novation, misrepresentation, professional negligence, damages and time and damages at large.
  • Claims preparation and defending claims
    Includes an understanding of basic claim principles, providing guidance on their application and exploring possible tactics when either preparing a construction claim or responding to one.
  • Commercial awareness
     Looking at key issues and re-occurring problems affecting the daily activities of those working in the construction industry, with practical guidance on dealing with a referral to adjudication.
  • Contract administration
    Providing a useful guide to the effective operation and administration of construction contracts and possible management techniques available to safeguard profits and cash flows and problem avoidance and resolution.
  • Partnering  and PPC2000
    Examines the partnering concept and key issues. The advantages and disadvantages that partnering offers the parties are addressed in a systematic and easy-to-follow approach, together with how the process should be implemented.
  • Responsibility  for Design
    Provides an understanding of key design issues in construction and raises awareness and understanding of how issues such as design liability can arise and the risks involved.
  • Standard Forms of Contracts
    All Standard Forms of contracts including the latest developments in the JCT range of contracts, the ICE, the NEC ECC and the PPC2000 and TPC2005 contracts.

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