November 19, 2024

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A few words from our tutor on what you can expect from this course

Course Description

This course will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the legal jargon contained in the various types of contracts used in the construction industry and more importantly, what they mean for the day of administration of contracts on site. It will focus on industry specific issues and the principles that underpin contracts in the construction sector. It will also give delegates a relevant introduction to contract law and some guides to clear drafting.

All attendees will receive highly informative course notes to refer back to at any time.

Course Content

  • Introduction to contracts and contractlaw and general contract administration
  • Basic Structure
  • Ingredients ofa Contract
  • Understanding legal terminology
  • Key Administration Clauses in Construction Contracts:
  • o   Extension of Time
  • o   Liquidated Damages
  • o   Variations
  • o   Claims
  • Sub-contractors, suppliers and third parties
  • Important Boilerplate provisions
  • Problem areas: Late payment, Force Majeure etc.
  • Security Documentation:
  • o   Bonds
  • o   Parent Company Guarantees
  • Collateral Warranties and Vesting Certificates
  • Remedies for Breach of Contract
  • Other Legal Documentation In Construction Law

Who Should Attend?

This course would be most relevant to non-law professionals working within the construction industry. This includes project managers, site supervisors, contract administrators, procurement officers, and construction managers. It is designed to equip individuals involved in day-to-day contract administration with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate construction contracts effectively.

Professionals seeking to enhance their understanding of contract law principles in the context of construction projects would find this course beneficial. The practical focus on industry-specific issues, with guidance on legal terminology, contract drafting, and key administration clauses, makes it particularly suitable for those directly involved in managing construction contracts and related legal documentation.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. This course may qualify for CPD hours. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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