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:

Key Developments in Construction Law: What to Take Advantage of and What to be Wary of

Seminar Dates

  • 20 & 22 March 2018
  • 24 & 26 April 2018
  • 1, 10 & 17 May 2018

About the Seminar

In the past twelve months there have been many important court judgments relating to key issues such as pay less notices, limitation of liability, interpretation of contracts, concurrent delay and repudiatory breach of contract. Hawkswell Kilvington are presenting a series of half day seminars which will explain these key developments and how they could affect you.

Topics

Payment – Latest Developments

–  Do pay less notices have to be given for final payments?

–  Can works still be valued following a ‘smash and grab’ adjudication?

–  What does a pay less notice need to include? How do you draft a pay less notice?

Quality Obligations in Design and Build Contracts

–  Interpreting contracts which impose multiple different quality obligations on contractors – is it fitness for purpose or reasonable skill and care?

–  What was the contractually agreed quality standard?

Extensions of Time

–  Are clauses barring the contractor from an extension of time where there is concurrent delay enforceable?

Professional Negligence

–  Was an architect negligent in ignoring a client’s budget?

–  Was a monitoring surveyor’s report negligent?

–  A new test for reasonable skill and care?

Termination of Contracts

–  Avoiding the pitfalls.

–  Repudiatory breach of contract.

–  What happens if the contractor is not given an opportunity to remedy a breach before termination?

Limitation of Liability Clauses

–  Interpreting limitation of liability clauses.

Adjudication Update

–  A review of recent adjudication decisions, including:

  • Withdrawing from an adjudication and starting again.
  • Can costs be recovered under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998?
  • Recovery of adjudicator’s fees.
  • Enforcement of a ‘smash and grab’ adjudication.

Venues & Booking Information

Please click here for details of the venues, dates and timings of the seminars.

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:

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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