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New Construction Act: Seminars October 2011

August 12, 2011 | Construction, Firm News

Reminder: The New Construction Act – Are You Prepared?

Seminar Dates: 4, 5, 11, 13, 18 and 20 October 2011

 About the Seminar

With the new Construction Act coming into force in October 2011 it is important that all in the construction industry understand the important changes it will have to main contracts, sub-contracts and consultant appointments.   

 Hawkswell Kilvington are presenting a half-day seminar which explains the changes brought about by the Act and the changes to JCT and NEC standard forms, highlighting important amendments that will need to be made to contracts, sub-contracts and consultant appointments to make them compliant with the new Act. The seminar will focus in particular on the new payment requirements and how retention will change.

The seminar will also include a review of recent adjudication cases.

 Topics

 The New Construction Act

  • Changes to standard form contracts
  • Are your contracts compliant with the new Act? Important amendments to your bespoke building contracts, sub-contracts and consultant appointments to ensure compliance with the new Act.
  • Understanding the new payment provisions
  • “Pay-Less Notices” and “Default Notices”
  • Drafting and serving payment notices
  • Changes to retention
  • Changes to adjudication

 JCT 2011 Suite of Main Contracts and Sub-Contracts

  • Changes explained
  • What to look out for

 NEC Contract Amendments

  • Changes explained

 Adjudication Update

  • A review of recent adjudication cases

 Who Should Attend

 Contractors, sub-contractors, quantity surveyors, commercial managers, project managers, developers, property owners, banks, funders, tenants, government departments, public bodies, local authorities, health trusts, schools, universities, airports, multi-national corporations, trade associations, architects, engineers, process engineers, chemical and oil companies, insurers, brokers, underwriters, receivers, in-house legal advisers. 

 Venues

 Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, J11, M4, 4 October 2011 (PM)

Strand Palace Hotel, London, WC2R 0JJ, 5 October 2011 (AM & PM)

East Midlands Thistle Hotel, J23a, M1, 11 October 2011 (AM)

Haydock Thistle Hotel, J23, M6, 13 October 2011 (AM)

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, J62, A1(M), 18 October 2011 (AM)

Cedar Court Hotel, J39, M1, 20 October 2011 (AM)

 How to Book

There is a non-refundable charge of £100.00 plus VAT (£120.00) per delegate, including refreshments on arrival. Please click on the link to download a PDF copy of our seminar invitation (http://thkp.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/October-2011-Seminar-Invite.pdf), complete the enclosed registration form and return it to us with your cheque for the appropriate amount. Please make cheques payable to “Hawkswell Kilvington Limited” and send them to Louise Tankard, Hawkswell Kilvington Limited, 17 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield WF2 7BJ. A VAT invoice will be issued on receipt of payment. Payment must be made within 14 days of receipt of invoice or your reservation will be cancelled. Hawkswell Kilvington reserves the right to change the order of the topics or content of the seminars.

Wakefield Office

17 Navigation Court
Calder Park
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 7BJ
Tel: 01924 258719
Fax: 01924 257666
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

London Office

28 Queen Street
London
EC4R 1BB
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk