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Construction & Infrastructure Law

BPP Professional Education
Course summary
6 hours
532 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 12/10/2021 - Manchester
Professional Training

Course description

Construction & Infrastructure Law

Construction contributes billions every year to the UK economy and a good understanding of construction law is crucial to support and promote growth in this exciting area. This course will provide a grounding in the key areas where construction law advice is commonly given as well as fostering interest in learning more about this growing area of law.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will be of benefit to lawyers of all levels including students and trainees and some non-lawyers (especially architects, engineers, surveyors, accountants, Human Resources) who require a grounding in construction law.

Training Course Content

Learning outcomes:

Through this Introduction to Construction Law, understand the overall industry context in which construction lawyers work:

  • Contentious/non-contentious split; examples of likely work for construction lawyers
  • Understand in outline different procurement routes
  • Understand Contracts and appointments commonly used
  • Basics of Dispute resolution in construction

Building contracts:

  • Review of different procurement routes and how this impacts on legal documentation, including the use of collateral warranties
  • An introduction to the use of standard form contracts in the construction industry, focussing on JCT and NEC

Professional Appointments:

  • Understand the circumstances in which professional appointments are used
  • Review common clauses and areas of difference between clients and consultants

An introduction to security in construction:

  • Collateral Warranties
  • Bonds & Guarantees

Dispute Resolution in construction:

  • Statutory requirements
  • Adjudication
  • Background and rationale
  • How it works
  • Enforcement through the courts
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation, including the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction & Engineering Disputes

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BPP Professional Education

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BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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