Construction Law Update 2020 Short Course

Overview

This course aims to enhance awareness of the crucial legal aspects of the delivery of construction projects.

Emphasising current trends and recent developments, the course covers the inception stage, including selection of procurement methods and contract forms, contract administration, time issues, liquidated damages, and completion. Separate consideration will be given to dispute avoidance and dispute resolution techniques.

Course details

Structure

  • Mode of study: Webinar
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • Wednesday 16 December 2020
  • 9.30am-12.30pm

Cost

  • £126

You'll receive instructions on how to join the webinar by email once your booking and payment has been processed.

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • adopt a strategic approach to procurement, with choice of contract form, use of letters of intent and tendering issues
  • valuate the importance of progress and timely completion of the project, including liquidated damages issues
  • reflect on the deployment of termination and its consequences
  • advise on the full range of dispute avoidance and resolution techniques available in construction contracts

Teaching

You'll be taught by Professor Anthony Lavers, LLB MPhil PhD DLitt FRICS Barrister.

Anthony Lavers is in his twentieth year with the international law firm, White & Case, where he is Counsel in the London office’s Construction and Engineering Group. He provides research and advice on major construction projects and on the resolution of disputes, principally in Europe and the Middle East. He is also Visiting Professor of Law at King’s College, London. Professor Lavers has given conference papers and seminars in over 35 countries worldwide and has over 100 publications. He has been a Member of Council of the Society of Construction Law for 25 years and was Chairman of the Society 2004-2006.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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