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

Seminars

In order to keep those in the construction and engineering industry up to date with changes in legislation, court decisions and other important developments, Hawkswell Kilvington hold regular seminars at locations around the country.

Forthcoming Seminar: Understanding the New NEC4 and JCT 2016 Contracts

Seminar Dates

  • 22 November 2017

About the Seminar

Following the recent publication of the new NEC4 and JCT 2016 contracts, it has never been more important for people who work with these forms of contract to ensure they understand how the latest editions have changed. Hawkswell Kilvington are presenting a series of half-day seminars which explain everything you need to know about these new forms of contract and how the changes could affect you, as well as providing a refresher on the key provisions of both forms of contract.  The seminar will conclude with an update on recent adjudication cases.

Topics

NEC4 Contracts

–  Overview of the changes, including:

  • Design and build provisions.
  • Changes to payment provisions and the Schedules of Cost Components.
  • New provisions for collateral warranties, assignment, confidentiality and more.
  • New DBO and ALC contracts.

–  New case law on assessing compensation events – Northern Ireland Housing Executive v Healthy Buildings.

–  Refresher on key provisions, including:

  • Design responsibility.
  • Payment.
  • Compensation events.
  • Allocation of risk.

JCT 2016 Contracts

–  Overview of the changes, including:

  • New payment provisions.
  • Changes to the loss and expense procedure.
  • The new ‘Rights Particulars’.
  • Changes to the insurance requirements.

–  Refresher on key provisions, including:

  • Design responsibility.
  •  Payment.
  • Extensions of time.
  •  Variations.
  • Loss and expense.

Adjudication Update

–  A review of recent adjudication decisions, including:

  • Cherry-picking defences to an adjudication for liquidated damages – Mailbox (Birmingham) v Galliford Try Building.
  • Natural justice and late submission of information – Bell Building Projects v Arnold Clark Automobiles.
  • Adjudicator exceeding his jurisdiction – Aecom Design Build v Staptina Engineering Services.

Venues & Booking Information

The seminars are being held at the venues listed below. There is a non-refundable charge of £100.00 plus VAT (£120) per delegate for the seminar, including refreshments on arrival. To book a place, please either:

 

Strand Palace Hotel, London, WC2R 0JJ, 22 November 2017, (AM) 

Strand Palace Hotel, London, WC2R 0JJ, 22 November 2017, (PM) 

For information about the timings of the seminars, please click here.

Booking Form

Your Name *

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Your Company *

Your Position *

Seminar venue you wish to attend *

Number of Delegates *

Additional Comments

 

Other Recent Seminars

Recent seminar topics have included:

  • Key Commercial and Contractual Issues in Construction
  • The New Construction Act
  • Construction Traps for the Unwary
  • Successful Adjudication
  • Construction Law Update
  • The Essential Adjudication Guide
  • JCT Major Project Form
  • Understanding Construction Contracts
  • Partnering
  • Defending Adjudication Claims
  • Adjudication Workshop
  • Mock Adjudication
  • Construction Plant and Machinery – Understanding the contractual risks
  • Letters of Intent explained
  • Performance Bonds – traps to avoid
  • Design and Build
  • Mediation

 

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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