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Course Construction Law Update 2017


This half day course is presented by leading construction barrister Darryl Royce. It will explain the main developments in construction law over the past 12 months and review the most important cases.

It will focus in particular on:

  • Tortious duties of care - when mates fall out
  • Unfair contract terms – effect of negotiations
  • Payment – notices
  • Limitation - NHBC Scheme
  • Extensions of time – contiguous or what?
  • Global or total cost claims - any distinction?
  • Performance Bonds – need for determination by engineer?
  • Insolvency – genuine cross-claim?
  • Third party costs orders – when can the discretion be exercised?
  • Total failure of consideration – the correct approach?
  • Statements of case – amendment after expiry of limitation period
  • Adjudication – Compromises - Non-compliant payment terms - Identification of unauthorized nominating body - Crystallisation of Dispute - Notice of adjudication - Arising under the contract - Effect of final certificate - Apparent bias - New argument in further adjudication - Costs - Errors - Summary judgment - Claim consultants’ costs - Offers - Stay of execution – Notices
  • Pre-action protocol – The amendments

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Mon 23 Oct 2017 Book
14:00 | Manchester
Darryl Royce

Tue 05 Dec 2017 Book
09:30 | Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Darryl Royce

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