Contractual Awareness in UK Construction

Construction legal adviceCOURSE CONTENT

DAY ONE -
HALF DAY SEMINAR (MORNING) CONTRACTUAL AWARENESS

HALF DAY SEMINAR (MORNING)
CONTRACTUAL AWARENESS


• Making a contract – general rules
• Tender enquiry and tender
• Post tender negotiations, letters, meetings, minutes
• Contractor's order
• Applicable contract conditions
• Contractor's obligations and performance of the Works
• Performance bonds and guarantees
• Insurance
• Letters of intent
• Third Party Rights
• Architect's, Engineer's and Contractor's Instructions
• Submission of drawings
• Programmes and method statements
• Approvals and revisions
• As-built records
• Bills of Quantities / Specification
• Design changes and their impact
• Contractor's duty to warn of design errors
• Variations and change orders – evaluation
• Dayworks - entitlement
• Payment and remedies for late payment
• Records
• Practical / substantial completion
• Responding to aggressive correspondence
• Delays / disruption
• Prolongation / disruption losses – recovery
• Use of the SCL Protocol
• Maintenance and defects obligations
• Dispute resolution

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