Construction Law for Local Authorities

Why choose this course?

This course provides delegates with an understanding of the different types of construction contract available and the key issues regarding the administration of construction contracts. This course will also give delegates an overview of the different types of dispute that can arise out of a construction contract and how these can be avoided.

Divided into six parts, this course is particularly suited to those working in local authorities who are involved in negotiating, operating or otherwise dealing with construction contracts.

Course Content

  • Part One – Introduction: overview of the different forms of procurement available to local authorities, together with the most appropriate form of contract for each procurement option
  • Part Two – JCT Contracts: review of the JCT suite of contracts and when best to use different contracts, also provide an understanding as to why key amendments to standard forms may be required
  • Part Three – Other Forms of Contract: consideration of other forms of contract available, looking at how to choose the most appropriate contract for your particular works
  • Part Four – Professional Appointments: appointing professionals, the forms of appointment available and what to consider before entering into appointments
  • Part Five – Administration of Contracts: understanding how contracts are administered including who has responsibility for contract administration.
  • Part Six – Disputes: ways to be proactive in seeking to avoid disputes, together with a summary of the key forms of dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution

To discuss any of your training requirements, please contact Stefan Harris-Wright.

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