September 2, 2022

Course Description

The Royal Institution of Architects of Ireland (“RIAI”) is a Standard Form of Building Contract. This form of Contract is drafted specifically to cater to the needs of the construction process and provides a practical approach to dealing with the common issues arising in the construction industry.

This course will introduce attendees to the various roles under the RIAI Contracts and ensure that the attendees understand the impact and effect of the procedures as set out in the forms and their obligations within them. It will help develop each attendee’s understanding of the contractual pitfalls in the contracts and address common misconceptions, including risk allocation and payment assumptions.

Course Content

·        Introduction to RIAI standard form of contract

·        Overview of the key forms

·        Roles and Responsibilities

·        Communications

·        Defects and Quality

·        Payment Provisions

·        Change Management

·        Termination and Dispute Resolution

·        Covid & it’s Impacts on RIAI Contracts

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those who are working in and for the private sector and who are new to RIAI standard form of contract or those who are looking to refresh their knowledge.


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. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


This course costs €465 Early Bird – Normal Price €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE COURSE DATE. The course costs include all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.


Siobhan Kearney
Associate in the Construction & Engineering group at A&L Goodbody

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